Islamic & Indian Sale

14 Oct 2004, starting at 10:30 BST.

Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.


lots

Al-Tariqah al-Muhammadiyyah, a compilation of Islamic doctrine and traditions, by Muhammad ibn Pir `Ali Birgili Ottoman Turkey or Syria, dated AH 1251/AD 1835

A scroll Qur’an, structured to form the text of al-Asma’ al-husna, the ninety-nine attributes of God in large kufic script Syria, Damascus, 20th Century

Ad`iyah wa award, a collection of Islamic prayers and Qur’anic verses, beginning with Surat Yasin, copied by Ahmad al-Thani Persia, AH 1268/ AD 1851

An illuminated Qur’an China, 17th/18th Century

The Imam Ali and his two sons under a tree, angels hovering in the sky, Jews and Christians praying in the foreground Persia, circa 1900

Khusrau spies on Shirin whilst she bathes, signed by Mirza Aqa Imami (1849-1929) in the year 1319 shamsi/AD 1940-41 Persia, 20th Century

A Qajar reverse glass painting of Ahmad Shah Persia, early 20th Century

A Qajar portrait of a female musician Persia, 19th Century

A prince kneeling on a terrace holding a hawk, an attendant standing to the right Jaipur, early 19th Century

A Portrait of the Mughal Emperor, Humayun holding a jewelled sarpech Hyderabad, circa 1800

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Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:
A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:
25% on the first £100,000 of the hammer price
20% on the excess of £100,001 and up to £2,000,000 of the hammer price
12% on the excess of £2,000,001 of the hammer price

VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.

The premium is payable for the services to be provided by Bonhams in the Buyer's Agreement which is contained in the catalogue for this Sale and for the opportunity to bid for the Lot at the Sale.

Payment Notices

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Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

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Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

* Import low rate

VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

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