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 ...

Sale MA12; Lot: 0140: A Chilean 12 bolt copper and brass diving helmet.

Sale: MA12 (15 Jun 2011)
Auction Lot: 0140
Estimate: £1,200-£1,500
Realised: £1,700
A Chilean 12 bolt copper and brass diving helmet.

Sale FS28; Lot: 0409: John Constable RA [Suffolk 1776-1837 London] - Landscape with horses - oil sketch on canvas 24 x 36cm.

Sale: FS28 (06 Oct 2015)
Auction Lot: 0409
Estimate: £40,000-£60,000
Realised: £252,000
John Constable RA [Suffolk 1776-1837 London] - Landscape with horses - oil sketch on canvas 24 x 36cm.

Our Salerooms

Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood has a large saleroom complex in Exeter. Exeter is the capital not only of Devon but also of the South West of England.

Our salerooms are easily accessible from the rest of the United Kingdom by road (M5 and A30) and by rail (with Exeter St David's and Exeter Central stations only minutes away from our auction rooms).

Exeter also benefits from easy access by air from many destinations in Europe to Exeter International Airport.

Okehampton Street, Exeter

Upper Saleroom at Okehampton Street in Exeter (Devon)

Our Okehampton Street saleroom complex in Exeter was purpose-built in the shell of an old paper mill in the city and expanded into adjoining premises in 2013. We now hold all of our sales at this site in Exeter.

Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood
St Edmund's Court
Okehampton Street
Exeter
Devon
EX4 1DU

Sat Nav Latitude/Longitude: 50.7185N; 3.5397W

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We are not open on bank or public holiday weekends.