Islamic and Indian Art

5 Apr 2011, starting at 10:30 BST.

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lots

An illuminated Qur'an Near East, 19th Century

A ruler holding a pocket watch, seated facing right and also holding a lotus, resting against a bolster on a terrace Sawar, early 18th Century

A head-and-shoulders portrait of Nawab Khan 'Alam as a young man, facing left, eating pan, dressed in green and adorned with jewels and a sarpech Kishangarh, circa 1740

An equestrian portrait of a raja, attributed to Kedar Das Kishangarh, circa 1740

A young prince out hunting on horseback, retainers walking alongside waving a morchal and carrying a banner, two young musicians running ahead, a saluki hound leaping on a gazelle in the background Provincial Mughal, Kishangarh, circa 1760

Three maidens gathered around a pavilion on a terrace, a scene from the Sat Sai of Bihari Datia, Central India, circa 1770

A prince watching from a window his mistress at target practice with a rifle, female attendants with a child standing to the right holding a quiver of arrows, a morchal and a gauri Uniara, circa 1760

Dipak Raga: a prince on a terrace entertained by female musicians and attendants Hyderabad, circa 1775

Princes presenting falcons to a ruler on a terrace, a formal garden with a fountain in the foreground Hyderabad, circa 1800

A maiden on a terrace preparing to smoke a hookah Hyderabad, Deccan, circa 1790

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