All posts tagged 'manuscripts'

03 Dec 2018

A highlight from our upcoming sale is this Vishnu Reclining on the multi-headed serpent Shesha, with his wife Lakshimi over the cosmic ocean, scene from the Bhagatava Purana, Deccani school [possibly Nagpur, central India, early eighteenth century] Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | 4 December, 1pm | 67 Pall Mall, London Browse the catalogue via our website.#bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscripts #orientalmanuscripts #fineauction #auction

A highlight from our upcoming sale is this Vishnu Reclining on the multi-headed serpent Shesha, with his wife Lakshimi over the cosmic ocean, scene from the…

28 Nov 2018

Next week we have Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | Tuesday 4 December | 67 Pall Mall Featured here is Terence, Comoediae, in Latin, illuminated humanist manuscript on paper and parchment [Italy (probably Florence), dated 4 April 1446]. A handsome Renaissance copy of one of the most widely read classics of the Ancient World. Terence (more properly Publius Terentius Afer, c. 195/185-c. 159 BC.) is one of the most well-known Roman playwrights. Despite only having a short life, his literary impact has been enormous. His works were performed in Rome for the first time in 170-160BC. and have remained popular throughout the centuries to the present day. The sale goes on view this Friday | 30 November | 16-17 Pall Mall #bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscripts #westernmanuscripts #ancienttext #illuminatedmanuscript

Next week we have Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | Tuesday 4 December | 67 Pall Mall Featured here is Terence, Comoediae, in Latin, illuminated…

28 Jun 2018

Bloomsbury Auctions | Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | Tuesday 10 July. From the Islamic world and neighbouring cultures of the East, we have lot 119, a fine Persian Divan of Poetry in Arabic, on blue paper speckled with gold, from the second quarter of the 16th century.#bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscripts #illuminatedmanuscript #auction #manuscript #persianmanuscript

Bloomsbury Auctions | Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | Tuesday 10 July. From the Islamic world and neighbouring cultures of the East, we have lot…

08 Jun 2018

This July we have our Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures auction| Tuesday 10 July | 67 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ES Catalogue is now online! #bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscripts #miniatures #auction

This July we have our Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures auction| Tuesday 10 July | 67 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ES Catalogue is now online!…

27 Apr 2018

We have had a great week of sales this week, with The Transport Sale, Fine Pictures and Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits. A particular highlight came from our Works on Paper from the Islamic World sale. One of the top lots was Kitab zul Ala’mani wa wajah al-Tahani (A Commentary on the Qur’an), copied by Abdullah bin Ahmed al-Maliki, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [Oman, dated the month Shawwal 1120 AH (1708-09AD)]. #bloomsburyauctions #manuscripts #eighteenthcentury #worksonpaper

We have had a great week of sales this week, with The Transport Sale, Fine Pictures and Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits. A particular highlight…

20 Apr 2018

Man Singh of Jodhpur pays respects to Nath Siddah, on card, Mewar school [Rajasthan, India, c.1800]. Lot 51, Est. £750-1,000. Works on Paper from the Islamic World. This is a timed online auction ending on Friday 27 April, from 10.30am (GMT). Each lot closes sequentially at 2 minute intervals. On view next week at our Pall Mall office, Monday-Thursday 9.30am-5.30pm, & from 9.30am day of sale. #bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscripts #worksonpaper #auction

Man Singh of Jodhpur pays respects to Nath Siddah, on card, Mewar school [Rajasthan, India, c.1800]. Lot 51, Est. £750-1,000. Works on Paper from the Islamic…

15 Apr 2018

Online bidding now open for our auction of Works on Paper from the Islamic world. This is a timed online auction ending on Friday 27 April, from 10.30am (GMT) with each lot closing sequentially at 2 minute intervals. To leave a bid or bid live, please visit: bloomsburyauctions.com/live Viewing at 16-17 Pall Mall, St James’s, London SW1Y 5LU from Monday 23 April. #bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscripts #worksonpaper #auction

Online bidding now open for our auction of Works on Paper from the Islamic world. This is a timed online auction ending on Friday 27 April,…