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.
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.
2 different hand coloured lithographs signed David Wilkie 1841. The Sheik of Lebanon and The Nativity. Double mounted and in traditional frames under glass. Image size 40 x 30 cm, overall size 65 x 54. Old labels on reverse from The Fine Art Soc. Further images on demand,
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.
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.