Auction Preview: Islamic and Indian Art at Rosebery’s, London, Apr 23

“Amendment” – note that this qur’an section comprises 11 complete and 2 partial suras beginning from Verse 18 until the end of the sura an-Naba’, surat an-Nazi’at, surat ‘Abasa, surat at–Takwir, surat al-Infitar, surat al-Mutaffifin, surat al-Inshiqaq, surat al-Burj, surat at-Tariq, surat al-A’la, surat al-Ghashiyah, surat al-Fajr, and up to Verse 11 of surat al-Balad. Estimated Price: £8,000 – £10,000 $ 11,350 – 14,200
(Courtesy – Rosebery’s)

What: Islamic and Indian Art

Where: Rosebery’s, 70/76 Knights Hill, London SE27 0JD, United Kingdom

When: April 23, 12:00 PM

Public Viewing: Friday 20 April 9.30am-5.30pm / Sunday 22 April 10am-2pm / Monday 23 April 9.30-11.30am

Top Lots of the Sale:

– “Amendment” – note that this qur’an section comprises 11 complete and 2 partial suras beginning from Verse 18 until the end of the sura an-Naba’, surat an-Nazi’at, surat ‘Abasa, surat at–Takwir, surat al-Infitar, surat al-Mutaffifin, surat al-Inshiqaq, surat al-Burj, surat at-Tariq, surat al-A’la, surat al-Ghashiyah, surat al-Fajr, and up to Verse 11 of surat al-Balad. Estimated Price: £8,000 – £10,000 $ 11,350 – 14,200

– “A set of 30 Chinese Qur’an Juz”, Qing China – 18th century Arabic manuscript on paper; each with approximately 52ff. plus 2 fly-leaves, each folio with 5ll. of black sini with gold rosette verse markers, sura headings in red and gold. Measured at 6 3/8 x 4 3/8in. (15.6 x 11cm.); majority folio 10 3/8 x 7¼in. (26.5 x 18.8cm.). Estimated Price: £6,000 – £8,000 ($ 8,500 – 11,350)

– “A fine enamelled and diamond-set gold necklace, earrings and ring suite” – Jaipur, North India, 1970s. Measured at earrings 8.5cm. long; necklace 18cm diam., ring size L approx. Estimated Price: £6,000 – £8,000 ($ 8,500 – 11,350)

– “A group of 7 illustrated manuscript leaves from the Shahnameh”, Iran, 17th and 19th century; gouache on paper heightened with gilt, depicting King Jamshed being cut in two pieces with a saw. Measured at 27 x 17.5cm. Estimated Price: £5,000 – £7,000 ($ 7,100 – 9,950)

– “Untitled” (Three ladies) – Gaganendranath Tagore (1867-1938); watercolour on card, signed in black to lower left “G.T.”, mounted. Measured at 28 x 19.9cm. Estimated Price: £5,000 – £7,000 ($ 7,100 – 9,950)

– “Untitled” (Offering) – Gaganendranath Tagore (1867-1938); watercolour on card, signed in black to lower left “G.T.”, mounted. Measured at 30.5 x 22cm. Estimated Price: £5,000 – £7,000 ($ 7,100 – 9,950)

– “An Ottoman qur’an”, Turkey; signed ‘Ali Rushdi, known as Basha Zadeh, dated 1256AH/1840AD, 302ff., Arabic manuscript on paper, with 15ll. of fine black naskh script per page, gold verse markers, within outer gold rule. Measured at folio 14 x 9.5cm. Estimated Price: £4,500 – £6,000 ($ 6,400 – 8,520)

– “Nine Mamluk Qur’an sections”, Egypt, 15th century; Arabic manuscript on paper, each folio with 5ll. of black muhaqqa script, gold and polychrome rosette verse markers, oval gilt and polychrome marginal decorations, later corrections in blue and red, in modern brown bindings. Measured at folio 27 x 19.5cm. (9). Estimated Price: £4,000 – £6,000 ($ 5,680 – 8,520)

For details, visit: https://auctions.roseberys.co.uk/

Click on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale

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