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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1440441 (stock #WN315)
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A fine Persian cover of rectangular form. The center with crimson velvet, voided with flowers in lozenge shaped lattice, the woven silk edging with boteh pattern on blue. The reverse with printed cotton lining and eging in woven wool fabric. The velvet composed of several pieces and apparently prior of the other fabrics, possibly of Italian origin, 17th century (please compare to 1937.1265 in the "Art Institute Chigago"). Condition: traces of usage, stained, wear, old mends. Dimension: approx...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1440332 (stock #WN313)
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The basic fabric is a linen weave with fine tapestry woven geometric pattern mainly in red and few silver wrapped threads. The narrow ends with fringes. Condition: patina, few wear and stains. Dimension: approx. 83 cm x 35 cm (without fringes).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1438672 (stock #WN305)
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$750
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A square composite panel made of antique embroideries from the Greek islands (Ottoman Empire). The basic fabrics are different plain cotton weaves, embroidered with silk or wool and metal wrapped threads. Traces of former mounting, maybe as a pillow cover. Condition: one hole (see photo no. 4), some slits, some missing threads, little faded. Dimension: 51 cm x 52.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1437946 (stock #WN302)
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$330
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An Iranian ceramic tile formed as a octagonal star with molded decoration of a bull surrounded by pairs of rabbits, deers, dogs and other animals. With calligraphic blue border. With metal suspension bracket. Provenance: from an old Swiss collection. Condition: see photos, restorations, mendings. Dimension: c. 19.6 cm x 19.7 cm x 1.3 cm, weight: 560 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1437452 (stock #WN301)
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$480
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An Iranian fritware tile of square form with thick crazed glaze. The raised center in the shape of an eight-pointed star painted with the portrait of a good-looking young man with turban. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: c. 20.6 cm x 20.6 x 1.6 cm, weight: 1300 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1435605 (stock #WN295)
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$430
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An Iranian mirror with intricately carved wooden frame reminiscent of Persian rug design, covered with clear lacquer. Condition: pinnacle with losses, the mirror glass with some imperfections and lost corner. Dimension: total: 35.2 cm long x 16.7 wide x 2.3 cm deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1435425 (stock #WN296)
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$380
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A Persian beggar's bowl made from tinned copper with repoussed and engraved decoration of two dervishes among floral scrolls. A carrying chain and one side with a small spout to use it as well as a drinking vessel. Condition: some wear to tinning. Dimension: c. 23.5 cm long x 15.5 cm wide x 9 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1427616 (stock #WN272)
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$590
A Syrian bell-mouthed brass vase decorated with interlacing patterns, tendrils and Islamic calligraphy inscriptions, beautifully engraved and inlaid in silver and copper. Base with date. Condition: fine, a bit naturally distorted, few traces of usage. Dimension: 26.8 cm high, weight: 729 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1424308 (stock #WN270)
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$950
An elegant Ottoman tulip candlestick in the plain style. Bell-shaped base with deep drip tray, the rim with two loops, the multifaceted baluster neck ending in a tulip shaped finial. Condition: please look at the photos carefully (they make part of the condition report) drip tray and finial with a small, old loss, one loop with solder residue, negligible dents. Dimension: c. 27.3 cm high, base diameter: 10.8 cm, weight: 690 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1418428 (stock #WN249)
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$530
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A Persian torch stand made of bronze or brass with chased and engraved sheath showing floral decoration and arabesques. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: c. 25.8 cm high, diameter foot: 15.6 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1415092 (stock #WN233)
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$1,400
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A beautiful Yomut Turkmen ensi (Yurt door hanging). A hand-knotted collector's wool rug with stylised eagle elem (base) panel. Condition: good, clean, good pile, only some areas a bit worn, lower Kilim edge with fringes rolled and sewn back. Dimension: c. 165.5 cm long (without fringes) x 129.5 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1413074 (stock #WN225)
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$300
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A complete smoking pipe in the Turkish style with red clay pipe bowl, maybe made in Europe, with gilt metal mountings. Stamped. The wooden stem with velvet and metal mountings is ending in a yellow glass mouthpiece. Condition: traces of usage, wear to velvet and gilding, mouthpiece with a chip. Dimension: total length 23.8 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1412030 (stock #5184)
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$1,800
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A glitter-ground Qajar Iranian pen case with sliding tray, finely painted under a lacquered varnish. The top with a noblewoman besides a birdcage decoying a birdie in a garden landscape. The sides with portrait medallions and hunting scenes. Provenance: a gentleman's collection, Geneva - Switzerland. Condition: few traces of usage, few small lacquer losses, little wear and cracking (please look at the photos carefully, they make part of the condition report). Dimension: c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1411837 (stock #5185)
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$3,800
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A superb quality Qajar Iranian pen case with polychrome paint papier-mache and gilding under a lacquered varnish. The top panel with depiction of a gathering around orthodox priests, the sides with scenes from the "Sheykh San'an and the Christian maid" story. Inscribed with eight verses in tarji-band of Hatef Esfahani and Farid al-Din'Attar from the story of Sheykh San'an. The sliding tray painted with portrait medallions and flowers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1411319 (stock #5183)
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$1,200
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A fine quality Qajar Iranian pen case with sliding tray painted with medaillons on gold-leaf decorated black ground under a lacquered varnish. The top showing centrally a portrait of a nobleman wearing a kolah beetween two beautiful women. Cartouches with flowers, landscapes and the rose with nightingale motif "gul-u-bulbul". Provenance: a gentleman's collection, Geneva - Switzerland...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1401484 (stock #WN207)
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$450
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A curved brass box with hinged lid and a small locking clasp. Beautifully decorated with interlacing patterns, tendrils and Islamic calligraphy inscriptions, inlaid in silver and copper. The interior with wood lining. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: c. 14.6 cm long x 8.5 cm high x 8.5 cm wide, weight: 570 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400944 (stock #WN201)
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A textile panel made of different dyed silk stripes, exquisitely embroidered with motifs from Zoroastrian myths such as fishes or botehs. The backing is a coarse blue dyed cotton, framed by a black ribbon. These embroidery panels originally would have formed the knee to ankle section of one trouser leg, of a shalvar (pantaloon) from a Zoroastrian woman's wedding costume. Condition: one stripe with small fabric losses (see photo 6), few tears, an old mend, little faded. Dimension: c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1399638 (stock #3410)
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$1,300
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The ground textile is a dark woolen flannel "inlaid" with pieces of colored fabric and embroidered in silk yarn in different colors. The embroideries from Rasht in Gilan Province were made by professional male embroiderers. Cotton lining, silk fringes. Dimension: diameter (without fringes): 142 cm, fringes: c. 8.5 cm long. Condition: fine, little faded, minimally stained.