The Knightsbridge Islamic and Indian Art Sale

9 Jun 2010, starting at 14:00 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

A magical protective prayer scroll on parchment Ethiopia, 19th Century

An illuminated calligraphic certificate (Ijazet), signed by Hajj Helmi, better known as Hazimi, and Muhammad Nuri, better known as Nabil Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1301/AD 1883

Two official documents relating to the Naqshabandi order in Edirne Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1247 and 1248/AD 1831-32(2)

An illuminated calligraphic certificate (Ijazet) with a Hadith text, signed by Muhammad Fouad Turkey, dated AH 1413/AD 1992

A calligraphic composition, signed by Hawari Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1317/AD 1899

Three calligraphic compositions Near East, early 20th Century(3)

A large calligraphic composition in nasta'liq and ghubari script Near East, probably Syria, second half of the 20th Century

A calligraphic composition, the Shahadah written in nasta'liq script, composed of ornamental miniature ghubari script in blue ink Near East, probably Syria, second half of the 20th Century

A large decoupe calligraphic composition, consisting of a verse of Abbasid poetry Ottoman Turkey, 20th Century

Eight Arabic religious texts in scroll form China, one dated AH 1352/AD 1933(8)

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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.

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Buyers' Premium and Charges

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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.

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Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

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Taxable

VAT at the prevailing rate on Hammer Price and 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.

Exempt from tax

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

W Shipping & handling restrictions apply

Due to the size and/or fragility of this lot, it is subject to offsite post sale storage, uplift and storage fees. Please refer to the collection notice on the main page of the online catalogue

Y CITES

Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the EU, see clause 13.

Item contains ruby or jadeite

Please note that as a result of recent legislation ruby and jadeite gem stones of Burmese (Myanmar) origin may not be imported into the US. Rubies and jadeite of non-Burmese origin require certification before import into the US.

AR Artists Resale Right

Goods subject to Artists Resale Right Additional Premium.

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