February 2024

February 2024

Live Finish
29/02/2024 16:01 (CET)

Lot: 7 A 19th century Caucasian kindjal dagger, the silver sheath and hilt are finely chiselled with botanical patterns in the Niello technique coming together in a ball terminal. The reverse also ...

Lot: 200 A rare Ottoman Sultan Beyezid II Astrolabe. It is made of solid brass. It is decorated with calligraphy consisting of Islamic references and praise of the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid II. The ast ...

Lot: 16 Beautiful 18-19 century Afghan Pulwar Sword. The cross guard has a nice form with crownlike features on each side. Central on it is a gold flowerlike medallion as decoration. Other places on ...

Lot: 43 This is a handwritten and colourfully decorated part of the Quran. The calligraphy is in red ink in the Kufic script. The subject heads are decorated with yellow bands. Around the calligraph ...

A set of five 19th century porcelain sultan and sultana’s. They are all characteristically white with gold embellishments. The three larger pieces have the stamp of Jacob Petit on the ...
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A very beautifully decorated handwritten, complete Quran, by sheikh Hafith Mostafa Bin Hafith Ahmed Koubatki.   It is handwritten in the Nashk script, in black and gold ink. All pages ...
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Two phases for bidding

Bidding takes place in two phases, the Pre-bidding and the Live-bidding.



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You can make a pre-bid until the live-auction starts.



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It is possible that you have made a bid in the Pre-bidding phase and that someone will outbid you in the Live-bidding phase. 

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