Islamic and Indian Art

7 Oct 2014, starting at 10:30 BST with lot 1.

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A rare and early gem-set gold Insignia of the Qajar Order of the Lion and Sun Persia, circa 1820

A pair of Bohemian enamelled opaline glass Lamps depicting Nasr al-Din Shah Qajar 19th Century(2)

A large single-sheet Qur'an, copied by Irshad Bandi 'Ali India, Bhopal, dated AH 1286/AD 1869-70

Zayn-al-'Abidin al-Sharif al-Husaini al-Kirmani, Zubdat-i al-Maqasid, prayers Qajar Persia, dated 4th Sha'ban 1305/16th April 1888

A Qajar concertina Album of eighteen Paintings depicting tradesmen and domestic servants Persia, last quarter of the 19th Century

A Qajar walrus ivory-hilted Dagger Persia, 19th Century

A Qajar walrus ivory-hilted Dagger Persia, 19th Century

A Miniature Portrait of Nasr al-din Shah Qajar (r. 1848-96) Persia, circa 1880

Three Qur'an bifolia written in maghribi script on vellum Spain or Morocco, late 11th/12th Century(3)

An early illuminated anthology of poetry (divan) by Ibn Yamin (Amir Fakhr-ad-Din Mahmud ibn Yamin al-Faryumadi Tughra'i, d. 1344), commissioned for the library of the Timurid ruler, Ibrahim Sultan, bearing seal impressions of his father Shah Rukh bin Timur Transoxiana, probably Samarkand or Fars, first half of the 15th Century

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