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Sale FS31; Lot: 0267: A platinum, sapphire and diamond ring with central cushion shaped sapphire, 14.7mm x 13.5mm x 8.7mm deep between three-row diamond-set shoulders, ring size N 1/2, 9.8gms gross weight.

Sale: FS31 (12 Jul 2016)
Auction Lot: 0267
Estimate: £4,000-£6,000
Realised: £10,500
A platinum, sapphire and diamond ring with central cushion shaped sapphire, 14.7mm x 13.5mm x 8.7mm deep between three-row diamond-set shoulders, ring size N 1/2, 9.8gms gross weight.

Sale FS18; Lot: 0419: Robert O Lenkiewicz [1941-2002] - Anna at the Compton Studio signed twice and inscribed with title on the reverse further inscribed 'Non Project Piece' and marked with a yellow triangle oil on canvas 48.5 x 23cm.

Sale: FS18 (24 Apr 2013)
Auction Lot: 0419
Estimate: £5,000-£7,000
Realised: £5,000
Robert O Lenkiewicz [1941-2002] - Anna at the Compton Studio signed twice and inscribed with title on the reverse further inscribed 'Non Project Piece' and marked with a yellow triangle ...

Sale BK14; Lot: 0101: KORAN Illuminated manuscript, 410 pages, 221 x 141 mm, cont red gilt morocco, with matching doublures, gilt edges, with flap, AH 1293 [1876 A D]. * the caligrapher Yayya Hilmi ''Efendi'', the illumination is of outstanding quality, including a magnificent double frontispiece, decorated in two tones of gold, light green and pale blue. Each panel of text is within a thick gold border with decorations in the margins. The tissue guards protecting the frontispiece are also exquisitely illuminated. This manuscript belongs to the Court style of Ottoman manuscripts, made as gifts and endowments. It was therefore most probably produced in Constantinople.

Sale: BK14 (26 Aug 2015)
Auction Lot: 0101
Estimate: £1,000-£1,500
Realised: £230,000
KORAN Illuminated manuscript, 410 pages, 221 x 141 mm, cont red gilt morocco, with matching doublures, gilt edges, with flap, AH 1293 [1876 A D]. * the caligrapher Yayya Hilmi ...