All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1090746
Safavid Dynasty. (1502–1736) Persian dynasty. It was founded by Isma'il I, who, by converting his people from Sunnite to Shi'ite Islam and adopting the trappings of Persian monarchy, planted the seeds of a unique national and religious identity. He captured Tabriz from the Ak Koyunlu and became shah of Azerbaijan (1501) and Persia (1502). 'Abbas I (r. 1588–1629) brought the dynasty to its peak; his capital, Isfahan, was the center of Safavid architectural achievement...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1254026
Pair of Persian illuminated manuscript pages from the book of Golistan by Sa'di Shirazi. Both pages are float mounted between two pieces of glass. Size: 10.25 x 6.75" each.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1086950
Safavid Dynasty. (1502–1736) Persian dynasty. It was founded by Isma'il I, who, by converting his people from Sunnite to Shi'ite Islam and adopting the trappings of Persian monarchy, planted the seeds of a unique national and religious identity. He captured Tabriz from the Ak Koyunlu and became shah of Azerbaijan (1501) and Persia (1502). 'Abbas I (r. 1588–1629) brought the dynasty to its peak; his capital, Isfahan, was the center of Safavid architectural achievement...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1227779
DAY FINE ARTS
$750.00
Arabic manuscript on vellum, inscriptions in Arabic and Persian in light brown ink, tabulated formulae of magical power. Ayat al-kursi, the Throne verse written within the loops, a lion with the rising sun emblem. Framed. 48 x 43 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1086948
Safavid Dynasty. (1502–1736) Persian dynasty. It was founded by Isma'il I, who, by converting his people from Sunnite to Shi'ite Islam and adopting the trappings of Persian monarchy, planted the seeds of a unique national and religious identity. He captured Tabriz from the Ak Koyunlu and became shah of Azerbaijan (1501) and Persia (1502). 'Abbas I (r. 1588–1629) brought the dynasty to its peak; his capital, Isfahan, was the center of Safavid architectural achievement...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1054687
Description: Persian manuscript page, 19th century or possibly earlier, gilded miniature painting of the king's court with gilt script on the top. Copy of the verso taped to the back of the frame. The page size is 7.5" x 4.25", frame size 11.5" x 9.5" and in very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1054685
Description: Persian manuscript page, 19th century or possibly earlier, gilded miniature painting of the king's court with gilt script on the top. Copy of the verso taped to the back of the frame. The page size is 7.5" x 4.25", frame size 11.5" x 9.5" and in very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1196403
Bound in leather with both Quran and other texts and charts. This book probably served as a Talisman. It dates from the 18th to early 19th century and was probably made in the Sousse Valley. It has several different hand writings and beautiful calligraphy. Dimensions: 9,5 x 12 cm. Good condition with appropriate age wear. The leather binding could be a later addition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1054683
Description: Persian manuscript page, 18th century or possibly earlier, watercolor painting and script.The page size is 10.25" x 6.5", frame size 16.5" x 12.5" and in good condition with some loss to the paint. Collection of a University of Cincinnati professor.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1054682
Description: Persian manuscript page, 18th century or possibly earlier, watercolor painting and script.The page size is 10.25" x 6.5", frame size 16.5" x 12.5" and in good condition. Collection of a University of Cincinnati professor.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1253845 (stock #4792)
Galerie Hafner
$400.00
A reverse glass painting embellished with gold foil, showing two girls dancing. The backside is a mirror decorated with small gilt metal foil flowers forming a mihrab. From a Swiss gentleman's collection. Condition: mirror with cracks, traces of age. Dimension: 21 cm x 13.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1200838 (stock #511AOG)
The Art and Orchid Gallery's two-sided framed figural (suratgari) [108A] is a 19th Century hand painted Persian miniature in gouache [8B] on hand made paper emphasizing the hand written calligraphy that is exhibited in the front in outlined boxed sections along with the larger suratgari.[PMC] The back is a large window of framed, matted calligraphy, probably a poem, on the rear of the same gouache painting. This suratgari subject was very common for Persian miniatures........
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1136103 (stock #349AOG)
This exemplary 19th Century Persian suratgari (figural) miniature is of a regal courtyard and scenic painting with pronounced verticality. Two-sided display of lavish ornamentation in opaque colors, ink and gold on paper with balanced calligraphic boxed inserts on the front and hand painted calligraphic poem page on the opposite side...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1195902
Fine Persian miniature painting, depicting Safavid King and prince hunting demons, Safavid was a Persian dynasty ruling 1500-1750 AD, this is, most likely, an illuminated page from a 19th century book, gilt borders and gilt painting. Size; The page is 6.5" x 4", housed in a 11.5" x 9" very fine wood frame. Condition Report; Both painting and frame are in good condition, of course frame itself is not very old.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1054678
Description: Persian manuscript page, 19th century or possibly earlier, gilded miniature Persian painting and script and copy of the verso taped to the back of the frame. The page size is 6.5" x 4" and in good condition. Collection of a University of Cincinnati professor.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1054679
Description: Persian manuscript page, 19th century or possibly earlier, gilded miniature Persian painting and script and copy of the verso taped to the back of the frame. The page size is 6.5" x 4" and in good condition. Collection of a University of Cincinnati professor.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1254386 (stock #4791)
Galerie Hafner
$340.00
A reverse glass painting, maybe Mazandaran, embellished with gold foil, showing a man with rifle on horseback. The backside is a mirror, all mounted in a wooden frame. From a Swiss gentleman's collection. Condition: few small areas of the mirror are blind. Dimension: 20.1 cm x 14.6 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1192354
DAY FINE ARTS
$300.00
Page of Persian text. Flecked background with black shikasteh calligraphy mounted on orange ruled card hinged on marbled paper support. 42 x 35 cm overall. Good condition. Undated, estimated to be early 19th century or earlier. Glazed and framed. Label on reverse.