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  • Illustrated Folio Manuscript

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $1,169$950

    Illustrated Folio Manuscript, Persia, 19th/20th century, opaque color and gold on paper, possibly illustrating a poem by Nizami Ganjavi, four columns of Nastaliq calligraphy in reserves above and more ...

  • Illustrated Folio Manuscript

    Lot: 2
    Sold for: $7,380$6,000

    Illustrated Folio Manuscript, Persia, 19th century, opaque color and gold on paper, with four columns of Nastaliq calligraphy in reserves above and below a painting depicting a battle scene, with more ...

  • Illuminated Folio Manuscript

    Lot: 3
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    Illuminated Folio Manuscript, Persia, 16th/17th century, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, composed of three reserves with diagonal and horizontal Nastaliq calligraphy, each verse surrounded by more ...

  • Miniature Folio Painting

    Lot: 4
    Sold for: $185$150

    Miniature Folio Painting, Persia, 20th century, opaque color and gold on paper, depicting a group of courtiers assembled in a palace garden around a duck pond, bordered by scrolling floral patterns more ...

  • Illuminated Folio Manuscript

    Lot: 5
    Sold for: $123$100

    Illuminated Folio Manuscript, Persia or India, 19th/20th century, ink and opaque color and gold on paper, divided into two columns of calligraphy surrounded by a further column of calligraphy that more ...

  • Illuminated Firman Manuscript

    Lot: 6
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Illuminated Firman Manuscript, Persia, 19th century, opaque color and gold on paper, seven lines of Nastaliq script within cloud bands and surrounded by gilt, bordered by panels of scrolling florals more ...

  • Two Arabic Calligraphy Manuscripts

    Lot: 7
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Two Arabic Calligraphy Manuscripts, North Africa or Near East, 12th to 14th century, ink, color, and gold on paper, one composed of seven lines written in bold Maghrebi script, divisions marked with more ...

  • Large Middle Eastern Polychrome Bowl

    Lot: 8
    Sold for: $369$300

    Large Middle Eastern Polychrome Bowl, 19th/20th century, high rounded sides and a stemmed foot, the interior and exterior decorated with floral and geometric patterns in blue and purple, ht. 6 3/4, more ...

  • Large Polychrome Pottery Jar

    Lot: 9
    Sold for: $1,968$1,600

    Large Polychrome Pottery Jar, Persia or northern India, 19th century, the sides rising to broad shoulders and narrowing at the neck, with an everted mouth rim, decorated with boteh and stylized more ...

  • Iznik Dish

    Lot: 9A
    Sold for: $2,583$2,100

    Iznik Dish, Turkey, 17th/18th century, shallow rounded form with an everted rim, decorated with alternating blue and red flower and green leaf vines, bordered by a blue and green leaf pattern at the more ...

  • Polychrome Pottery Garrus Bowl with Figural Decoration

    Lot: 9B
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    Polychrome Pottery Garrus Bowl with Figural Decoration, Persia, possibly 12th or 13th century, conical, with slightly flared short foot, the interior decorated with a princely figure seated with his more ...

  • Sari Ware Bowl Depicting a Bird

    Lot: 9C
    Sold for: $984$800

    Sari Ware Bowl Depicting a Bird, Persia, possibly 10th or 11th century, conical, on a short flat foot, the interior with slip decoration of a bird with spotted body and elongated tail, surrounded by more ...

  • Turquoise and Black Kashan Plate

    Lot: 9D
    Sold for: $20,910$17,000

    Turquoise and Black Kashan Plate, Persia, possibly 13th/14th century, shallow rounded dish on a straight tall foot, the interior decorated with a pair of lovers holding apples, all surrounded by more ...

  • Kubachi Polychrome Plate

    Lot: 9E
    Sold for: $615$500

    Kubachi Polychrome Plate, Persia, possibly 16th/17th century, the interior decorated with four cypress trees in blue, surrounded by tree branches and foliate scrolls in brown, bordered by more ...

  • Silvered Copper Moroccan Table Tray

    Lot: 10
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    Silvered Copper Moroccan Table Tray, Middle East, round with a raised and ribbed edge and lobed rim, separately made and attached, the exterior engraved with a floral arabesque and Arabic knot more ...

  • Bronze Minaret-shaped Post

    Lot: 11
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    Bronze Minaret-shaped Post, Middle East, archaic style, multi-tiered, the rectangular top with a shaped tenon to one side, the rest with three stemmed jar-shaped balusters alternating with two more ...

  • Brass Medicine Bowl with Calligraphy

    Lot: 12
    Sold for: $246$200

    Brass Medicine Bowl with Calligraphy, Persia, 18th/19th century, low bowl shape with upturned bell-shape sides and a slightly flaring mouth with flat rim band, resting on a short raised foot, the more ...

  • Miniature Portrait

    Lot: 13
    Sold for: $3,998$3,250

    Miniature Portrait, India, possibly Mughal, pencil, color, and gold on paper, depicting Jesus seated in a landscape, handing a scroll to one of eleven winged angels gathered around him, two in the more ...

  • Bronze Statuette of Vishnu with Lakshmi

    Lot: 14
    Sold for: $215$175

    Bronze Statuette of Vishnu with Lakshmi, India, Vishnu seated on a round pedestal with his right leg down, his right hand in abhaya mudra, embracing his consort Lakshmi seated on his left knee, ht. more ...

  • Bronze Figural Door Handle

    Lot: 15
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    Bronze Figural Door Handle, India, in the form of a mythical beast with an arched back and with its front paws raised, lg. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of Dorothy Braude Edinburg. The estate more ...

  • Bronze Figure of a Female Deity, Possibly Maya Devi

    Lot: 16
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Bronze Figure of a Female Deity, Possibly Maya Devi, India or Tibet, depicted as a woman dancing, with one hand raised above her head, the other held at chest height and pointing inward, her back more ...

  • Bronze Figural Krishna Shrine

    Lot: 17
    Sold for: $923$750

    Bronze Figural Krishna Shrine, Southeast Asia, the deity depicted playing a flute with two hands and holding a conch and a dharmachakra in the other two, with one leg crossed in front of the other, more ...

  • Stone Foundation Peg

    Lot: 18
    Unsold  

    Stone Foundation Peg, Middle East, granite carved in the shape of a votive deity standing with her hands together at her chest, her face with wide eyes, nose, and lips, and a bindi on her forehead, more ...

  • Carved Stone Sculpture of Ganesh and a Buddhist Stele Base

    Lot: 19
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Carved Stone Sculpture of Ganesh and a Buddhist Stele Base, Southeast Asia, Ganesh depicted in seated pose holding his trunk in one hand and his tusk in the other, wearing a banded cone-shaped more ...

  • Large Shiva Lingam Stone Sculpture

    Lot: 20
    Sold for: $738$600

    Large Shiva Lingam Stone Sculpture, India or Nepal, the large gray rounded oval stone with a red and brown striped horizontal inclusion on one side and a red ring at one end, with overall lighter more ...

  • Two Carved Wood Lintel Friezes

    Lot: 21
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    Two Carved Wood Lintel Friezes, India, one depicting a deity seated beneath a canopy in the center, flanked by two elephants and a row of other deities, bordered with bands of geometric and natural more ...

  • Two Carved Wood Lintel Friezes

    Lot: 22
    Sold for: $461$375

    Two Carved Wood Lintel Friezes, southern India, a large frieze carved with three roundels with petals, with two stylized birds facing the central roundel, surrounded by carved volutes and more ...

  • Two Carved Wood Lintel Friezes

    Lot: 23
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    Two Carved Wood Lintel Friezes, southern India, one with a central depiction of Shiva with a snake under his right foot, flanked by seven attendant deities on either side including Ganesh, all more ...

  • Canaanite Copper Figure of a Deity

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $7,380$6,000

    Canaanite Copper Figure of a Deity, Syria-Levant, c. 2nd millennium BC, the figure with arms bent and extended, the hands with holes for holding implements or attributes, with a long beard, deep eye more ...

  • Canaanite Copper Figure of a Deity

    Lot: 25
    Sold for: $5,843$4,750

    Canaanite Copper Figure of a Deity, Syria-Levant, c. 2nd millennium BC, the figure standing leaning slightly back, with one leg in front of the other, wearing a wide-hemmed garment gathered at the more ...