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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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400944 (stock #WN201)
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$3,200
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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 : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1353830 (stock #WN018)
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$2,200
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Large bowl of deep rounded form, raised on a narrow foot with flared rim. The exterior chiselled and engraved, the neck with a band of nasta'liq inscription. Below a frieze of floral motifs and trilobed arches. Condition: traces of usage, rubbing to tinning. Dimension: diameter: 29.6 cm, 13.6 cm high, weight: 1.4 kg.
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 : 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 : 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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1910 item #1362487 (stock #4950)
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$1,200
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A set of six silver bowls, the center with raised omphalos. Below an acanthus bordure decorated with a band of Arabic calligraphy. No mark, but silver tested. Condition: due to the high silver content the bowls are quite soft and some are slightly distorted. Three bowls with few dents. Dimension: diameter: 10.6 cm, 5.1 cm high, total weight: 476 g.
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 #1222428 (stock #4871)
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$980
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A large silver tray of oval form with applied scrolling handles. The sloping sides of the salver with repousse decoration in the Turkish baroque style. Tughra and two other marks to either end of the tray, each handle with two hallmarks. Condition: traces of usage, the sides with two short cracks, one old repair with crack near the attachment of one handle (pic. 9). Dimension total: 41.5 cm long x 26.7 cm wide, weight: 760 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1147276 (stock #4564)
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$980
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A long woman's coat, made of salmon-colored silk, with woven rows of polychrome flower bouquets. Front and back made of one panel of fabric, therefore the pattern being upside-down at the back. Slitted sleeve ends with embroidery in metal threads and the cuffs lined with additional fabric. Bordered with brocade bands and cream colored cotton lining...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1326118 (stock #5179)
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$980
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A Qajar papier-mache penbox with polychrome and gold decoration under a lacquered varnish. The top painted with a central medallion of Virgin Mary with Baby Jesus, the sides decorated with portrait roundels of young women and the rose and nightingale motif (gul-u-bulbul), against a transparent green lacquer on metal foil ground. The base and the sides of the sliding tray with flower scrolls in gold on a red ground. Provenance: a gentleman's collection, Geneva - Switzerland...
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 : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #766161 (stock #3411)
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$950
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A Spanish pottery tile from Sevilla made in two sections forming a quatrefoil. Moulded and glazed in white, green, blue, manganese and honey brown with raised outlines (cuenca technique). Bordered with an oak wood frame. Dimension: 36 x 35 cm. (frame). Condition: Surface with some minor losses. Weight: 4270 gram.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #766156 (stock #3410A)
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$950
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A Spanish pottery tile from Sevilla, made in two sections forming a quatrefoil. Moulded and glazed in white, green, blue, manganese and honey brown with raised outlines (cuenca technique). Bordered with an oak wood frame. Dimension: 36 x 35 cm. (frame). Condition: Surface with some minor losses. Weight: 4660 gram.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1326255 (stock #5176)
Galerie Hafner
$900
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A Qajar steel penbox with etched and gilt design. The top decorated with two noblemen and a mother with baby among flower scrolls. The sides depicting hunting scenes and figures at leisure. Provenance: a gentleman's collection, Geneva - Switzerland. Condition: traces of usage, some wear to gilding, interior with some oxydation (please look at the photos carefully, they make part of the condition report). Dimension: c. 22.3 cm x 3.8 cm x 3.4 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1206101 (stock #SK541)
Galerie Hafner
$880
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A round tray cover made of glazed cotton lavishly block-printed and dyed, produced in Isfahan in the 19th century. Centrally a blossom surrounded by rows of boteh, meandering flowers, cartouches with Arabic inscriptions etc. Qalamkar textiles were especially popular in Persia, often imported from India (here called Kalamkari). From Georges Redard's study collection (please visit http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/redard-georges), mainly comprising Persian textiles...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #947111 (stock #3898)
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$850
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Of rectangular form with sliding lid. The top and reverse differently carved with the rose and nightingale "gul-u-bulbul" motif. The undecorated mirror is not fixed. Condition: few traces of usage, the mirror glass with some imperfections. Dimension: 19.3 cm x 12.8 cm, weight: 324 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1354131 (stock #WN019)
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$800
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The exterior chiselled and engraved, the neck with a band of nasta'liq inscription and the body with lattice containing flowerheads. Quatrefoil with owner's or maker's name. Condition: traces of usage, rubbing to tinning. Dimension: diameter: 28.5 cm, 15 cm high.