Monday 30 October 2023 | Lots:

Live Auctions

Antiquities, Islamic & Indian Arts

Monday 30 October 2023 10:00

The forthcoming sale will showcase more than 540 lots, including significant examples of manuscripts, ceramics, metalwork, weaponry, textiles, ceramics and paintings and modern and contemporary works from North Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, Islamic Spain and South Asia. We are pleased to be offering the Private Library of Prof. Michael Rogers, former curator of the Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, London which contains over 900 rare publications, journals and pre-1960s monographs on the art and archaeology of the Mongol, Timurid, Safavid, Seljuq, Ottoman and Mughal dynasties for an estimate of £15,000-20,000. The sale will also highlight, among other wonderful items, over 150 Safavid and Qajar calligraphic works on paper, manuscripts and lacquer ware from a Private London Collection assembled over 50 years. We also have a strong Islamic pottery section with a number of figural Iznik dishes, and including a dish featuring an Ottoman lady last sold in Sotheby’s in 1995, and three large Qajar oils. Leading the modern and contemporary section is a large still life oil on canvas painted in 1986 by Indian modernist painter F.N. Souza (1924-2002) for £30,000-50,000. Further works in the sale are by Krishna Khanna (b. 1925), Jatin Das (b. 1941), Sadanande Bakre (1920-2007) and Emirati artist Abdul Qader Al Rais (b. 1951).

Preview of Selected Highlights at Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 2JE

Thursday 19 October: 12.00 - 6.30pm
Friday 20 October:  10am - 4pm

To RSVP or request certain lots are brought please email

Viewing at Roseberys Showroom:

Tuesday 24 October: 9.30am - 5pm
Wednesday 25 October: 9.30am - 5pm
Thursday 26 October: 9.30am - 5pm
Friday 27 October: 9.30am - 5pm
Sunday 29 October: 10am - 2pm

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