Master Paintings Part II

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Master Paintings Part II

Master Paintings Part II

Master Paintings Part II

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183 results sorted by Lot number (low to high)

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Lot number (low to high)

An early illuminated Qur'an section (XX), copied by Muhammad Yunus al-Warraq, Iran or Iraq, late 11th/early 12th century AD

101 An early illuminated Qur'an section (XX), copied by Muhammad Yunus al-Warraq, Iran or Iraq, late 11th/early 12th century AD

A Qur'an bifolium in gold muhaqqaq script, Egypt or Syria, Mamluk, circa 1325-1350

102 A Qur'an bifolium in gold muhaqqaq script, Egypt or Syria, Mamluk, circa 1325-1350

An illuminated Qur’an section, Bust, Ghaznavid, circa 1110 AD

103 An illuminated Qur’an section, Bust, Ghaznavid, circa 1110 AD

Kamal al-Din Abu al-Abbas Ahmad ibn Abd al-Mumin ibn Musa al-Qaisi al Sharishi (d.1223), Sharh al-Maqamat al-Hariri, Vol.II, Iraq, 13th century

105 Kamal al-Din Abu al-Abbas Ahmad ibn Abd al-Mumin ibn Musa al-Qaisi al Sharishi (d.1223), Sharh al-Maqamat al-Hariri, Vol.II, Iraq, 13th century

Zayn al-Din Jurjani (d.1136 AD), Zakhirah-i Khwarazmshahi ('Treasury dedicated to the King of Khwarazmshahi'), An Encyclopaedia of Medical Science, Persia, late 15th/early 16th century, with later annotations in Hebrew

106 Zayn al-Din Jurjani (d.1136 AD), Zakhirah-i Khwarazmshahi ('Treasury dedicated to the King of Khwarazmshahi'), An Encyclopaedia of Medical Science, Persia, late 15th/early 16th century, with later annotations in Hebrew

A rare teaching Qur'an commissioned by the Mamluk Sultan Qaytbay (r.1468-96), copied by Khattab ibn 'Umar al-Danjawi, Egypt, probably Cairo, dated 890 AH/1485-86 AD

107 A rare teaching Qur'an commissioned by the Mamluk Sultan Qaytbay (r.1468-96), copied by Khattab ibn 'Umar al-Danjawi, Egypt, probably Cairo, dated 890 AH/1485-86 AD

An illuminated Timurid Qur'an, Persia, 15th century

108 An illuminated Timurid Qur'an, Persia, 15th century

A magnificent illuminated Qur'an written in gold, Persia, Herat, Safavid, third quarter 16th century

109 A magnificent illuminated Qur'an written in gold, Persia, Herat, Safavid, third quarter 16th century

A large illuminated Qur'an, Persia, Safavid, early 16th century

110 A large illuminated Qur'an, Persia, Safavid, early 16th century

Qutb al-Din ibn 'Ala'addin al-Hanafi (d.1582-3 AD), Al-I'lam bi I'lam balad Allah al-Haram (A History of Mecca), copied by Ibrahim ibn Yusuf al-Muhtar al-Sharifi al-Hanafi al-Makki, Arabian peninsula, 16th century

111 Qutb al-Din ibn 'Ala'addin al-Hanafi (d.1582-3 AD), Al-I'lam bi I'lam balad Allah al-Haram (A History of Mecca), copied by Ibrahim ibn Yusuf al-Muhtar al-Sharifi al-Hanafi al-Makki, Arabian peninsula, 16th century

Muhyi al-Din Lari (d.1526-27), Futuh al-Haramayn, Persia, Safavid, circa 1600

112 Muhyi al-Din Lari (d.1526-27), Futuh al-Haramayn, Persia, Safavid, circa 1600

Banu Musa ibn Shakir, Kitab al-Hiyal (on mechanical devices), Persia, circa 1600

113 Banu Musa ibn Shakir, Kitab al-Hiyal (on mechanical devices), Persia, circa 1600

Husain ibn 'Ubaidallah al-Ansari al-'Azimabadi al-Najarnahwi, Sullam al-Aflak (A treatise on astronomy), India, Patna (Azimabad), dated 22 Jumada al-Thani 1284 AH/21 October 1867 AD

114 Husain ibn 'Ubaidallah al-Ansari al-'Azimabadi al-Najarnahwi, Sullam al-Aflak (A treatise on astronomy), India, Patna (Azimabad), dated 22 Jumada al-Thani 1284 AH/21 October 1867 AD

Hamdullah al-Mustawfi al-Qazwini (d.1339), Nuzhat al-Qulub, copied by Ibn Jabbar Quli Khudaverdi, Persia, Qazvin, Safavid, dated 7 Shawwal 1072 AH/May 1662

115 Hamdullah al-Mustawfi al-Qazwini (d.1339), Nuzhat al-Qulub, copied by Ibn Jabbar Quli Khudaverdi, Persia, Qazvin, Safavid, dated 7 Shawwal 1072 AH/May 1662

Shaykh Muslih al-Din Sa'di (d.1291-92 AD), Kulliyat (Collected Works), an illuminated manuscript, signed by 'Inayatullah Ibrahimabadi, India, Mughal, dated 45 (regnal year)/ 1701-02 AD

116 Shaykh Muslih al-Din Sa'di (d.1291-92 AD), Kulliyat (Collected Works), an illuminated manuscript, signed by 'Inayatullah Ibrahimabadi, India, Mughal, dated 45 (regnal year)/ 1701-02 AD

Amir Shahi (d.1453), Diwan, copied by ‘Abdullah, Persia, Safavid, 16th century

117 Amir Shahi (d.1453), Diwan, copied by ‘Abdullah, Persia, Safavid, 16th century

An illuminated Qur'an, copied by Hafiz Husayn al-Husni, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1246 AH/1830 AD

118 An illuminated Qur'an, copied by Hafiz Husayn al-Husni, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1246 AH/1830 AD

A complete Qur'an in 30 volumes, copied by Mahmud ibn Sabir, China, Yunnan, dated end of Safar 1103 AH/October-November 1691 AD

119 A complete Qur'an in 30 volumes, copied by Mahmud ibn Sabir, China, Yunnan, dated end of Safar 1103 AH/October-November 1691 AD

Ibn Battuta (d.1377), Tuhfat an-nuzzar fi ghara'ib al-amsar wa 'aja'ib asfar, a volume from The Travels, North Africa, 17th century

120 Ibn Battuta (d.1377), Tuhfat an-nuzzar fi ghara'ib al-amsar wa 'aja'ib asfar, a volume from The Travels, North Africa, 17th century

A calligraphic muraqqa’, signed by Hafiz Osman (d.1698), Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1109 AH/1697 AD

121 A calligraphic muraqqa’, signed by Hafiz Osman (d.1698), Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1109 AH/1697 AD

An illuminated Dala'il al-Khayrat, copied by Hafiz Osman, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1161 AH/1748 AD

122 An illuminated Dala'il al-Khayrat, copied by Hafiz Osman, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1161 AH/1748 AD

An illuminated miniature octagonal Qur'an, copied by Da'ud ibn Abdullah, Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman, 16th century

123 An illuminated miniature octagonal Qur'an, copied by Da'ud ibn Abdullah, Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman, 16th century

An illuminated Qur’an, copied by Hafiz Mehmed al-Farid, student of Haji Hafiz Mehmed, Imam of the mosque of Muradiyya in Edirne, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1236 AH/1820-21 AD

124 An illuminated Qur’an, copied by Hafiz Mehmed al-Farid, student of Haji Hafiz Mehmed, Imam of the mosque of Muradiyya in Edirne, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1236 AH/1820-21 AD

A printed Hajj certificate depicting the Holy Places, Turkey, Ottoman, 19th century

125 A printed Hajj certificate depicting the Holy Places, Turkey, Ottoman, 19th century

Muhammad Kabrit (d.1660), Al-Jawahir al-thaminah fi mahasin al-Madina (A History of Medina), Medina, copied in 1315 AH/1897 AD

126 Muhammad Kabrit (d.1660), Al-Jawahir al-thaminah fi mahasin al-Madina (A History of Medina), Medina, copied in 1315 AH/1897 AD

An illuminated Qur'an bearing the name of Fath 'Ali Shah, copied by 'Abdullah al-Shirazi, Persia, Tehran, Qajar, dated Ramadan 1248 AH/January-February 1833 AD

127 An illuminated Qur'an bearing the name of Fath 'Ali Shah, copied by 'Abdullah al-Shirazi, Persia, Tehran, Qajar, dated Ramadan 1248 AH/January-February 1833 AD

An illuminated firman on vellum bearing the tughra of Sultan Abdulhamid II (r.1876-1909), Turkey, Ottoman dated 5 Shawwal 1294 AH/13 October 1877

128 An illuminated firman on vellum bearing the tughra of Sultan Abdulhamid II (r.1876-1909), Turkey, Ottoman dated 5 Shawwal 1294 AH/13 October 1877

An imperial calendar made for Sultan Abdulmecid I (r.1839-61), drafted by Mehmet Sadullah, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1260 AH/1844 AD

129 An imperial calendar made for Sultan Abdulmecid I (r.1839-61), drafted by Mehmet Sadullah, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1260 AH/1844 AD

An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnameh (The Second Small Shahnameh): Gushtasp slaying the Dragon of Mount Saqila, Persia or Baghdad, Ilkhanid, circa 1300 AD

130 An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnameh (The Second Small Shahnameh): Gushtasp slaying the Dragon of Mount Saqila, Persia or Baghdad, Ilkhanid, circa 1300 AD

An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnameh: Rustam fighting Isfandiyar, copied by Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Ali ibn Husaini (al-Mausili), Persia, Shiraz, 741 AH/1341 AD

131 An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnameh: Rustam fighting Isfandiyar, copied by Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Ali ibn Husaini (al-Mausili), Persia, Shiraz, 741 AH/1341 AD

An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Nizami's Kheradnameh: Alexander on his voyage to India, Persia, Shiraz, Timurid, 15th century

132 An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Nizami's Kheradnameh: Alexander on his voyage to India, Persia, Shiraz, Timurid, 15th century

An illustrated and illuminated album page: Preparations for a Feast in a Garden, Persia, Shiraz, Safavid, mid-16th century

133 An illustrated and illuminated album page: Preparations for a Feast in a Garden, Persia, Shiraz, Safavid, mid-16th century

Fighting Dragons, Persia, Safavid, 16th century

134 Fighting Dragons, Persia, Safavid, 16th century

A standing portrait of a lady holding a wine jug, Persia, Qajar, 19th century

135 A standing portrait of a lady holding a wine jug, Persia, Qajar, 19th century

A dervish holding a book, signed by Muhammad Muhsin, Persia, Safavid, Isfahan, second quarter 17th century

136 A dervish holding a book, signed by Muhammad Muhsin, Persia, Safavid, Isfahan, second quarter 17th century

Vahshi Baqfi, Farhad wa Shirin, copied by Muhammad Hakim al-Husayni, paintings attributed to Muhammad Qasim, Persia, Mashhad, Safavid, dated 1046 AH/1636-37 AD

137 Vahshi Baqfi, Farhad wa Shirin, copied by Muhammad Hakim al-Husayni, paintings attributed to Muhammad Qasim, Persia, Mashhad, Safavid, dated 1046 AH/1636-37 AD

An illustrated leaf from the Makhzan al-Asrar of Nizami: The Disputing Physicians, Persia, Tabriz, Safavid, circa 1525-35

138 An illustrated leaf from the Makhzan al-Asrar of Nizami: The Disputing Physicians, Persia, Tabriz, Safavid, circa 1525-35

An illustration from the 'First' Baburnama of 1589, mounted on a leaf from the Farhang-i Jahangiri of 1608: Babur attempts to defend Akhsi, India, Mughal, late 16th-early 17th century

139 An illustration from the 'First' Baburnama of 1589, mounted on a leaf from the Farhang-i Jahangiri of 1608: Babur attempts to defend Akhsi, India, Mughal, late 16th-early 17th century

An illustration from the 'British Library/Chester Beatty' Akbarnama, mounted on a leaf from the Farhang-i Jahangiri of 1608: A Mughal army from the Punjab defeats the army of Gakhars and captures Sultan Adam, the painting attributed to Sur Das Gujarati, India, Mughal, the painting circa 1602-03

140 An illustration from the 'British Library/Chester Beatty' Akbarnama, mounted on a leaf from the Farhang-i Jahangiri of 1608: A Mughal army from the Punjab defeats the army of Gakhars and captures Sultan Adam, the painting attributed to Sur Das Gujarati, India, Mughal, the painting circa 1602-03

An illustration to a Ragamala series: Madhumadhavi Ragini, India, Deccan, possibly Aurangabad, circa 1720-40

141 An illustration to a Ragamala series: Madhumadhavi Ragini, India, Deccan, possibly Aurangabad, circa 1720-40

An illustration to a Ragamala series: Madhumadhavi Ragini, ascribed to Puran Nath (Hunhar II), India, Provincial Mughal, Faizabad, circa 1765

142 An illustration to a Ragamala series: Madhumadhavi Ragini, ascribed to Puran Nath (Hunhar II), India, Provincial Mughal, Faizabad, circa 1765

A maiden being led to her bedchamber, with calligraphy by Muhammad Amin al-Mashhadi, Mughal, Delhi or Lucknow, circa 1755-65

143 A maiden being led to her bedchamber, with calligraphy by Muhammad Amin al-Mashhadi, Mughal, Delhi or Lucknow, circa 1755-65

A leaf from the 'Palam' Bhagavata Purana: The initiation of Krishna and Balarama, India, Delhi-Agra area, circa 1520-30

144 A leaf from the 'Palam' Bhagavata Purana: The initiation of Krishna and Balarama, India, Delhi-Agra area, circa 1520-30

An illustration to a Ragamala series: Madhumadhavi Ragini, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi, circa 1680

145 An illustration to a Ragamala series: Madhumadhavi Ragini, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi, circa 1680

Ladies enjoying themselves in the countryside, style of Muhammad Faqirullah Khan, India, Provincial Mughal, Farrukhabad, circa 1770-75

146 Ladies enjoying themselves in the countryside, style of Muhammad Faqirullah Khan, India, Provincial Mughal, Farrukhabad, circa 1770-75

An ancestral portrait of the rulers of Amer and Jaipur, India, Rajasthan, Jaipur, circa 1760

147 An ancestral portrait of the rulers of Amer and Jaipur, India, Rajasthan, Jaipur, circa 1760

Maharao Ram Singh II of Kota (r.1827-66) in procession with a delegation of British officers, ascribed to Lacchi Ram, India, Rajasthan, Kota, circa 1850

148 Maharao Ram Singh II of Kota (r.1827-66) in procession with a delegation of British officers, ascribed to Lacchi Ram, India, Rajasthan, Kota, circa 1850

Maharana Bhim Singh of Mewar (r.1778-1828) feasting, with horse and shooting displays, attributed to Ghasi, India, Rajasthan, Udaipur, dated VS 1883/1825-26 AD

149 Maharana Bhim Singh of Mewar (r.1778-1828) feasting, with horse and shooting displays, attributed to Ghasi, India, Rajasthan, Udaipur, dated VS 1883/1825-26 AD