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  • Miniature Portrait of a Mughal Ruler

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $308$250

    Miniature Portrait of a Mughal Ruler, India, 19th century, opaque color and gold on wasli, wearing a floral patterned yellow jama and holding two arrows in his hand, a bow over his shoulder, with a more ...

  • Miniature Painting Depicting Lovers

    Lot: 2
    Sold for: $1,353$1,100

    Miniature Painting Depicting Lovers, India, 18th/19th century, opaque color and gold on wasli, the couple embracing in a palace overlooking a garden, wearing court attire, matted, framed, and more ...

  • Miniature Painting of a Composite Animal

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $2,583$2,100

    Miniature Painting of a Composite Animal, India, 19th century, opaque color, silver, and gold on paper, a winged angel, peri, with a harp, riding a camel made up of other animals and human figures, more ...

  • Two Miniature Paintings

    Lot: 4
    Sold for: $277$225

    Two Miniature Paintings, India, 19th/20th century, color and gold on paper, one depicting Krishna seated on a tiger skin holding a bowl in one hand, the other depicting a nude woman crouched under a more ...

  • Seven Sketches and Paintings

    Lot: 5
    Sold for: $615$500

    Seven Sketches and Paintings, India, 18th to 20th century, ink, gold, and color on paper, a drawing of a kneeling ruler with polychrome turban, a sketch of a group of ladies carrying water, a more ...

  • Painting Depicting Two Dancers

    Lot: 6
    Unsold  

    Painting Depicting Two Dancers, India, late 19th/early 20th century, Nathdwara school, opaque color and gold on cloth, two female dancers with ornate jewelry and hennaed hands beneath banana leaves, more ...

  • Miniature Painting

    Lot: 7
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Miniature Painting, India, Mughal-style, depicting a court scene with chess players and audience, in a rectangular panel surrounded with border with a continuous landscape of illustrated stories, more ...

  • Pair of Miniature Paintings

    Lot: 8
    Unsold  

    Pair of Miniature Paintings, possibly Mughal, color and gold on paper, each depicting a narrative scene telling the story of Layla and Majnun, with an inscription in white above each inside a lined more ...

  • Miniature Painting

    Lot: 9
    Sold for: $3,198$2,600

    Miniature Painting, India, depicting a bearded hermit figure, seated almost naked on a woven floor mat, holding prayer beads in his left hand, gouache on paper, frame and glazed, sight 6 1/8 x 3 5/8 more ...

  • Three Miniature Paintings

    Lot: 10
    Sold for: $615$500

    Three Miniature Paintings, India, one depicting a couple with an older man sitting with a book in his left hand and a wine cup in his right, the painting roughly cut and pasted in a sheer paper mat more ...

  • Miniature Painting Depicting Tiger Hunting

    Lot: 11
    Sold for: $123$100

    Miniature Painting Depicting Tiger Hunting, India, 19th/20th century, opaque color and gold on wasli, three hunters sitting on a tree platform, one holding a gun, while four tigers roam below, with more ...

  • Miniature Painting Depicting Krishna Dancing

    Lot: 12
    Sold for: $246$200

    Miniature Painting Depicting Krishna Dancing, India, 19th/20th century, opaque color and gold on wasli, with two female attendants, surrounded by color and line borders, framed and glazed, sight more ...

  • Stone Head of a Deity

    Lot: 13
    Sold for: $277$225

    Stone Head of a Deity, India, 10th/11th century style, possibly depicting Shiva, with almond-shaped eyes and arched brows, with an ornate conical headdress, mounted on a wood stand, ht. 11 1/8 more ...

  • Bronze Shiva Plaque

    Lot: 14
    Unsold  

    Bronze Shiva Plaque, India, the deity depicted in relief holding a ritual conch and axe, with a snake above his headdress and a sacred cow and lingam above each shoulder, flanked by two smaller more ...

  • Bronze Jain Shrine

    Lot: 15
    Sold for: $431$350

    Bronze Jain Shrine, India, enshrining a seated Jina along with other deities seated in multiple tiers, finely carved and partially polished with metal inlaid details, inscribed in Indian to the back more ...

  • Large Bronze Handled Pot

    Lot: 16
    Sold for: $308$250

    Large Bronze Handled Pot, India, bulbous round form with large ring handles at the mouth rim, the body decorated with incised bands containing various floral motifs, ht. 14 1/4 in. more ...

  • Two Framed Lintel Friezes

    Lot: 17
    Sold for: $431$350

    Two Framed Lintel Friezes, India, one with a central depiction of Lakshmi with elephants on either side pouring water and attendants and half-bird, half-female figures playing musical instruments, more ...

  • Silver-plated Copper Repousse Cup

    Lot: 18
    Sold for: $154$125

    Silver-plated Copper Repousse Cup, splayed tubular, with flange rim, decorated in repoussé with four mythological deities, some of which with fishtails, in a frieze with four lobed panels, chased more ...

  • Large Turquoise and Black Bowl

    Lot: 19
    Unsold  

    Large Turquoise and Black Bowl, Persia, possibly 17th century, with slanted sides and rounded bottom, on a short raised foot, the exterior decorated with geometric designs in a diaper band between more ...

  • Kashan Rooster-headed Lustre Pitcher

    Lot: 20
    Sold for: $7,380$6,000

    Kashan Rooster-headed Lustre Pitcher, Persia, possibly 13th/14th century, quatrefoil ribbed body with molded human forms on four sides, the neck narrowing and flaring to end in a molded rooster-head more ...

  • Pair of Polychrome Pottery Cats

    Lot: 21
    Unsold  

    Pair of Polychrome Pottery Cats, Persia, possibly Qajar, 19th/20th century, each cat seated on a turquoise glazed pillow, one cat decorated with stripes, the other with spots in black, purple, and more ...

  • Blue and White Tulip Vase

    Lot: 22
    Sold for: $246$200

    Blue and White Tulip Vase, Persia, possibly 17th century, meiping-shape with long trumpet mouth, three trumpet-shaped spouts around shoulder, decorated with floral design and foliate lappets with more ...

  • Octagonal Iznik Tile

    Lot: 23
    Sold for: $431$350

    Octagonal Iznik Tile, possibly Syria, 18th/19th century, decorated with an intertwining flowerhead and leaf motif in turquoise, cobalt blue and brown glaze, dia. 10 in. more ...

  • Light Green Pottery Bowl

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $123$100

    Light Green Pottery Bowl, Middle East, conical, with flanged rim on a stem foot with a hole, the interior decorated with a floral arabesque design in sections below a patterned band around the rim, more ...

  • Large Beige-glazed Pottery Bowl

    Lot: 25
    Unsold  

    Large Beige-glazed Pottery Bowl, Morocco, funnel form on a stem foot (with a hole), decorated with a floral and foliate design in sections below a patterned band, the exterior with a broad band of more ...

  • Damascus Pottery Tile

    Lot: 26
    Sold for: $923$750

    Damascus Pottery Tile, Ottoman Syria, possibly 17th century, square form with bird and flower design in turquoise, cobalt blue, green, purple, and black, 9 1/8 x 9 x 1 1/4 in. Provenance: The more ...

  • Turquoise-glazed Damascus Dish

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $369$300

    Turquoise-glazed Damascus Dish, Ottoman Syria, possibly 17th century, low bowl shape with flanged rim, on a raised bisque stand, painted with dots and bold lines in underglaze black, ht. 2 7/8, dia. more ...

  • Turquoise Blue and Black Deep Bowl

    Lot: 28
    Sold for: $215$175

    Turquoise Blue and Black Deep Bowl, Middle East, with flanged band rim, on a raised bisque foot, decorated with painted geometric patterns, swirls, and trellis in shaped panels and bands, (restored more ...

  • Large Beige and Blue Plate

    Lot: 29
    Sold for: $923$750

    Large Beige and Blue Plate, Morocco, possibly 18th/19th century, with rounded well and slanted sides, on a short splayed foot, decorated with floral medallions in the well encircled with bands of more ...

  • Turquoise and Cobalt Blue Kutahya Plate

    Lot: 30
    Sold for: $369$300

    Turquoise and Cobalt Blue Kutahya Plate, Turkey, possibly 18th century, with slightly angled sides, on flat bisque base, the interior painted with a star medallion in the center encircled with more ...