Islamic & Indian Art
19 Apr 2007, starting at 10:30 BST.

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1 Two vellum Qur'an leaves written in maghribi script probably Andalusia, 13th/14th Century(3) £1,680
US$ 2,823
€2,038
2 Abu Nasy Isma'il bin Hamad al-Jawhari, Al-Sahah fi al-lugha (an Arabic dictionary), vol. VI only probably Iraq or Syria, 14th Century £2,400
US$ 4,033
€2,911
4 Five large Qur'an leaves Persia, 14th/15th Century(5) £2,280
US$ 3,832
€2,765
5 Majmu', three scientific treatises in one volume: 'ilm al-masahat, sina'at astrulab, and ma'rifat astrulab (on the astrolabe) Persia, dated AH 945/AD 1538 £2,640
US$ 4,437
€3,202
6 Two illuminated leaves from a manuscript, probably of Rumi's Mathnavi Persia, probably Shiraz, early 16th Century(2) £1,080
US$ 1,815
€1,310
7 Amir Khusrau Dihlavi, Khamsa (Five Poems), with nine miniatures, copied by Pir Husain al-Katib al-Shirazi Persia, probably Shiraz, circa 1520-30 £3,600
US$ 6,050
€4,367
8 Farud, son of Siyavush, in battle, an illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama Persia, early 16th Century(3) £1,080
US$ 1,815
€1,310
9 Two folios from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama depicting Rustam fighting Suhrab for the first time, and Zal discovered by Sam on Mount Alburz Persia, Isfahan, late 17th Century(4) £2,280
US$ 3,832
€2,765
10 Two illustrated leaves from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama: the head of Gushasp is brought to Hurmuz; Bizhan killing Human Persia, 16th Century(2) £900
US$ 1,512
€1,091
11 An illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama: Bahram Chubina kills Sava Shah in battle Persia, probably Shiraz, first quarter of the 16th Century £1,920
US$ 3,227
€2,329
12 Farhad carries Shirin and her horse back to her palace; Khusrau returns disappointed from Shirin's palace, two illustrated leaves from a manuscript of Nizami's Khamsa, style of Muhammad Qasem Safavid Persia, probably Isfahan, mid-17th Century(2) £2,640
US$ 4,437
€3,202
13 A prince arrives at an encampment Safavid Persia, Isfahan, early 17th Century(3) £1,920
US$ 3,227
€2,329
14 Fifty-one leaves from a Qur'an Persia, probably Shiraz, late 16th Century £1,440
US$ 2,420
€1,746
15 A compilation of various works, including Tusi, Jazari, Mas'udi, Balkhi and Marakishi, commissioned by Shahin al-Mu'ayidi, Na'ib al-Sultanah, copied by Husain ibn 'Abdullah ibn al-Shaykh Abdul-Muhsin al-Sha'rawi the citadel of Aleppo, Syria, dated AH [8]80/AD 1475(?) £1,800
US$ 3,025
€2,183
16 An illuminated Qur'an section (Juz IX) Mamluk, probably Syria or Egypt, 15th Century(3) £3,360
US$ 5,647
€4,076
17 A Qur'an fragment written in bihari script Sultanate India, circa 1500 £1,140
US$ 1,916
€1,382
18 Eleven Qur'an leaves Sultanate India, circa 1500(11) £3,600
US$ 6,050
€4,367
19 Zij Bahadur Khani, a treatise on astronomy probably India, 16th Century £6,000
US$ 10,084
€7,278
20 Min Kalam Amir al-Mu'minin 'Ali Ibn Abi Talib, Sayings of the Imam 'Ali, arranged in alphabetical order, copied for Muhammad 'Abbas by the scribe Muhammad 'Ali al-Shirazi India, probably the Deccan or Lucknow, 17th Century £5,760
US$ 9,681
€6,987
21 A fine illuminated Qur'an with a Qajar floral lacquer binding with an earlier border inscription signed Ahmad al-Nayrizi dated AH 1122/AD 1710 Persia, probably Isfahan, circa 1700 £3,240
US$ 5,445
€3,930
22 Mr 'Ali Shir Nava'i, Divan Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, 16th Century £960
US$ 1,613
€1,164
24 Muhiy Lari (d. AH 933/AD 1526-27), Futuh al-Haramayn, a manual for the pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina, illustrated Persian manuscript, probably copied in the Hejaz Mecca, 17th/18th Century £3,120
US$ 5,244
€3,785
25 An illustrated leaf depicting Sultan Bayazid Bistami (d. 875) with a young man, from a manuscript of Majalis al-'Ushaq (Lives of the Saints), signed by Farhad Central Asia, Bukhara, second half of the 17th Century £4,560
US$ 7,664
€5,531
26 A large manuscript containing selected suras from the Qur'an Central Asia, probably Samarqand, dated AH 1192/AD 1778(2) £7,440
US$ 12,505
€9,025
27 A Qur'an in two volumes South-East Asia, 18th/19th Century(2) £1,560
US$ 2,622
€1,892
28 Five illustrated leaves from a manuscript of Persian poetry, including Bahram Gur and the princess of Khvarazm in the Blue Pavilion, a battle scene and a royal audience and procession North India, Kashmir, 19th Century(5) £2,040
US$ 3,428
€2,474
29 A small illuminated manuscript of poetry written in shikasteh script Qajar Persia, early 19th Century(3) £780
US$ 1,311
€946
30 Muhammad Baqir bin Muhammad Taqi Majlisi, Zad al-Ma'ad (Prayers) Persia, probably Isfahan, dated AH 1107/AD 1695(2) £1,320
US$ 2,218
€1,601
32 A sheet of decorated calligraphy against a background decorated with animals, birds, a mother and child and a teacher and his pupil, signed by Kazim Qajar Persia, 19th Century £1,800
US$ 3,025
€2,183
33 A quatrain of Persian poetry by Hafiz copied by Muhammad Ghafil India, dated AH 1065/AD 1654-55 £2,400
US$ 4,033
€2,911
35 A bulbul devouring a butterfly, perched on a wild rose, signed by Lutf'ali Qajar Persia, mid-19th Century £1,080
US$ 1,815
€1,310
36 Al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat wa Shawariq al-Anwar (Prayers) North Africa, probably Morocco, late 18th Century/19th Century(3) £540
US$ 907
€655
37 Hadith (Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad) North Africa, probably Morocco, early 19th Century(3) £360
US$ 605
€436
38 An illuminated Qur'an, copied by Abdullah al-Nawa'i al-Larandi, better known as Imam-zadeh, a pupil of 'Umar Effendi Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1301/AD 1883(2) £1,320
US$ 2,218
€1,601
39 An Arabic calligraphic composition in gold thuluth script on a natural leaf Ottoman Turkey, 20th Century £1,200
US$ 2,016
€1,455
40 An Arabic calligraphic composition in gold thuluth script on a natural leaf Ottoman Turkey, 20th Century £1,680
US$ 2,823
€2,038
41 An Arabic calligraphic composition in gold on a natural leaf Ottoman Turkey, 20th Century £1,320
US$ 2,218
€1,601
42 Arms and Armour (3) £384
US$ 645
€465
43 Islamic Art (13) £312
US$ 524
€378
44 Islamic Pottery (9) £312
US$ 524
€378
45 Grube (E. J.) Islamic Paintings from the 11th to the 18th Century in the collection of H. P. Kraus £384
US$ 645
€465
46 Ottoman Art and History (3) £204
US$ 342
€247
47 Ottoman and Islamic Art (11) £408
US$ 685
€494
48 Persian Art (24) £456
US$ 766
€553
49 Persian Painting (7) £384
US$ 645
€465
52 Three Seljuk monochrome pottery Vessels Persia, 12th Century(3) £900
US$ 1,512
€1,091
55 A group of monochrome pottery Vessels Persia, 12th/ 13th Century(9) £1,560
US$ 2,622
€1,892
57 A group of miniature pottery Vessels Persia, 12th - 17th Centuries(8) £660
US$ 1,109
€800
61 A large early Islamic unglazed pottery Ewer Syria, 7th/ 8th Century £3,360
US$ 5,647
€4,076
62 An unusual slip-painted pottery Bowl probably Abbasid Mesopotamia, 9th Century £2,160
US$ 3,630
€2,620
63 An Abbasid slip-painted pottery Bowl Mesopotamia, 9th Century £3,360
US$ 5,647
€4,076
64 An Abbasid slip-painted pottery Bowl Mesopotamia, 9th Century £3,360
US$ 5,647
€4,076
65 An Abbasid lustre pottery Bowl Mesopotamia, 9th Century £6,720
US$ 11,295
€8,152
66 A small Abbasid lustre pottery Bowl Mesopotamia, 10th Century £9,000
US$ 15,127
€10,918
67 A Samanid calligraphic slip-painted pottery Bowl East Persia or Transoxiana, 9th/ 10th Century £4,800
US$ 8,067
€5,823
68 A large Samanid slip-painted pottery Dish East Persia or Transoxiana, 9th/ 10th Century £13,200
US$ 22,186
€16,013
69 A Samanid slip-painted pottery Bowl East Persia or Transoxiana, 9th/ 10th Century £3,600
US$ 6,050
€4,367
70 A Samanid slip-painted pottery Bowl East Persia or Transoxiana, 9th/ 10th Century £6,000
US$ 10,084
€7,278
71 An unusual Samamid slip-painted pottery Bowl East Persia or Transoxiana, 9th/ 10th Century £12,600
US$ 21,178
€15,285
74 A monochrome turquoise pottery oil Lamp Persia, 12th/ 13th Century(2) £3,840
US$ 6,454
€4,658
76 Two monochrome and painted pottery Maquettes Persia, 12th/ 13th Century(2) £2,400
US$ 4,033
€2,911
78 Two Kashan lustre pottery Bowls Persia, late 13th/ 14th Century(2) £1,020
US$ 1,714
€1,237
80 A large Kashan lustre pottery twin-spouted Jar Persia, 12th/ 13th Century £19,200
US$ 32,271
€23,292
81 A large Kashan underglaze painted pottery Bowl Persia, 12th/ 13th Century £2,400
US$ 4,033
€2,911
82 A Kashan underglaze painted pottery Bowl Persia, 13th Century £2,400
US$ 4,033
€2,911
84 A Kashan underglaze painted pottery Bowl Persia, 13th Century £2,640
US$ 4,437
€3,202
85 A Bamiyan monochrome moulded pottery Jug Persia, 12th/ 13th Century £3,600
US$ 6,050
€4,367
87 A rare Mamluk underglaze painted pottery Cock's Head Ewer Syria, 14th Century £4,320
US$ 7,261
€5,240
89 Four Timurid cuerda seca pottery Tiles Persia, 15th Century(4) £14,400
US$ 24,203
€17,469
92 A Seljuk repousse high-tin bronze footed Bowl Persia, second half of 12th Century £1,080
US$ 1,815
€1,310
93 A Khorasan bronze Rosewater Sprinkler Persia, 11th/ 12th Century £1,200
US$ 2,016
€1,455
96 A Khorasan bronze Bird Persia, 11th/ 12th Century £6,000
US$ 10,084
€7,278
98 A rare Ghaznavid high tin bronze Bowl Persia, 10th/ 11th Century £3,120
US$ 5,244
€3,785
100 A Khorasan silver inlaid brass Pen Case Persia, late 12th/ early 13th Century £7,200
US$ 12,101
€8,734
101 A Khorasan silver inlaid brass Pen Case late 12th/ 13th Century £4,080
US$ 6,857
€4,949
102 An Ottoman chainmail Shirt 16th Century £4,320
US$ 7,261
€5,240
103 A Mamluk or early Ottoman chainmail Shirt Egypt or Syria, 15th/ 16th Century £21,600
US$ 36,305
€26,204
104 A Fatimid zoomorphic bronze Tap Egypt or Syria, 11th Century £2,160
US$ 3,630
€2,620
105 An important Mamluk silver and gold inlaid brass Pen Box Lid made for 'Ali, the intended successor of the Sultan al-Malik al-Mansur Qalawun (reg. AH 678-689/ AD 1279-90) Syria, circa AH 689/ AD 1290 £21,600
US$ 36,305
€26,204
106 A late Mamluk tinned copper Basin Egypt or Syria, late 15th/ early 16th Century £1,560
US$ 2,622
€1,892
107 A bronze Oil Lamp Base Timurid or Turkman Persia, 15th Century £2,160
US$ 3,630
€2,620
108 A Timurid silver inlaid bronze Jug Persia, 15th Century £2,400
US$ 4,033
€2,911
111 A Seljuk carved marble Panel Persia, dated AH[5]53/ AD 1158 £26,400
US$ 44,373
€32,027
112 A Ghaznavid carved marble Panel Persia, 12th Century £12,600
US$ 21,178
€15,285
113 Two Seljuk limestone Panels Anatolia, 11th/ 12th Century(2) £2,640
US$ 4,437
€3,202
116 A Seljuk carved limestone Panel Persia, dated AH 499/ AD 1105 £7,200
US$ 12,101
€8,734
117 A Seljuk carved limestone Panel Persia, 12th Century £6,600
US$ 11,093
€8,006
119 A group of early Islamic glass Vessels Persia, 7th - 9th Century(6) £1,560
US$ 2,622
€1,892
122 Two Islamic free-blown glass Bottles Persia, 7th-9th Century(2) £1,080
US$ 1,815
€1,310
124 A large Seljuk style gold filigree gold Pendant (2) £4,800
US$ 8,067
€5,823
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