Antique Tribal Amber necklace composed of 43 hand cut and polished irregular flattened oval beads in shades of butterscotch and honey with its original hand braided fabric ornament is original. .
Never before in the history of our business have we ever acquired such a rear and unusual object, until now, furthermore I can say that I have not seen anything like this in my entire life...
Antique 19th century (1831-96) Qajar Dynasty Persian Islamic ceramic bottle –flask of globular body with tall slender neck, flaring trumpet mouth on short spreading foot.
Painted under glaze in blue, turquoise, cream, brown and ochre enamels on white background with seated figures of a lady and a gentleman in Persian costumes holding flask and the goblets in palace garden...
Antique18th century Afsharid Dynasty Persian paper-mache, polychrome lacquer Islamic pen-box Qalamdan of superb quality.
Details: All sides are finely hand painted in gold with various flowers on a polychrome background.
Condition: The rim of the tray head slightly damaged with trace of the old restoration. The lacquer is in good condition except for some minor chips.
DIMENSIONS: Overall length 26.5 cm (10 3/8 in).Width: 6cm (2 3/8...
An antique Persian seal or weight, made from bronze or brass, both sides engraved with Islamic script. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: 2.1 cm x 2.1 cm x 0.7 cm.
The centre inlaid with floral sprays, the rim with fishes. Ca. late 19th/early 20th century, Diameter19,5 cm.
Conical pipe bowl raising from a round dish. Made in one piece from red Tophane clay. Stamped decoration. Marked in Persian writing. Condition: was never in use, bowl rim with a small chip, dish with tiny frits. Dimension: c. 9 cm long.
A bokce cover composed of two different silver or gold thread brocaded silk textiles. Metallic thread laced edging with sequins and the four corners with tassels. Cotton lining. From a Swiss gentleman's study collection, mainly comprising Persian textiles. Condition: few thin areas, some stains, discoloration and wear. Dimension: c. 80 cm x 82 cm without edging.
Early Persian glazed pottery bowl; of wide footed form, the interior painted with colorful design of a bird with fruit, the exterior with band of linear patterning, probably Circa 12th century period. Size; Diameter of bowl is 8 1/8 inches. Condition Report; Very old professional repairs typical to pottery items from this era.
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.
Persian Senneh kilim with a concentric lozenge medallion and herati pattern on a red ground. Woven in slit tapestry, warp in cotton and weft in wool. Beautiful colors. Condition: clean, fine, lower end minimally reduced. Dimension: 191 cm x 124 cm.
Rectangular composite panel of antique embroideries from the Ottoman Empire. The basic fabrics are different plain weaves, embroidered with silk and few metal wrapped threads, composed and sewn together in the Ottoman city of Salonika or Kavala. For similar example please refer to "Textiles of the Islamic World" by John Gillow: page 31 with illustration. Condition: allover good, occasionally little losses to embroidery. Dimension: 113 cm x 118 cm.
A Persian lacquered box,
of oval form, lid with the royal court scene with the king on the throne and officials around him, the base with a band of animals, calligraphy poem to the edge.
Width 12 3/4 inches, from late 19th/early 20th century period. Condition Report, Sign of professionally repaired age crack to the base
Property from the Adrienne Krumhorn Trust, Highland Park, Illinois
A bokce cover made of warp ikat with silk. These decorative fabrics were used for wrapping presents or other textiles. From a Swiss gentleman's study collection, mainly comprising Persian textiles. For similar cover please refer to Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff, Museum Rietberg: "Pfauen, Blüten & Zypressen - Persische Textilien der Qajaren-Zeit", no. 48. Condition: small angled tear, some stains. Dimension: c. 110 cm x 120 cm.
Two interesting brown velvet panel fragments with botehs and flowers in silk embroidery and embellished with gilt and silvered sequins. Origin could also be Central Asia. From a Swiss gentleman's study collection, mainly comprising Persian textiles. Condition: clean, few splits and small holes, some sequins lost. Please look at photos carefully, being part of condition report. Dimension: each c. 19 cm x 79 cm.
A silk brocade in gold thread with heart shaped pattern. And a cut velvet fabric with pattern in burgundy red on yellow, composed of boteh, leaves and flowers. From a Swiss gentleman's study collection, mainly comprising Persian textiles. Condition: good, velvet with partial loose threads. Please look at photos carefully, being part of condition report. Dimension: c. 30 cm x 28 cm, 34.5 cm x 30.5 cm.