Islamic and Indian Art

18 Oct 2016, starting at 11:00 BST.

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A pair of Bohemian enamelled glass decanters for the Islamic Market 19th Century(2)

A pair of Bohemian enamelled glass lamps depicting Nasr al-Din Shah Qajar and Zill al-Sultan 19th Century(2)

Two large Cantonese Export porcelain bowls and dishes made for Zill al-Sultan China, dated AH 1297/ AD 1879-80(4)

A Qur'an leaf written in kufic script on vellum Near East or North Africa, 10th Century

A Qur'an leaf written in kufic script on vellum Near East or North Africa, 10th Century

A bifolium from a small manuscript of the Qur'an written in eastern kufic script Persia, 12th Century

Jamal-al-Din Abu'l-Qasim 'Abdallah bin 'Ali bin Muhammad bin Abi Tahir al-Muwarrikh al-Qashani, Kitab jawahir al-'arayis wa atayib al-nafayis, a treatise on precious and semi-precious stones, metals, perfumes and tile work, copied by Hasan bin Muhammad Garshasp Western Persia, 15th Century

'Ali bin al-Husain al-Ansar, known as Haji Zayn al-'Attar (d. 1403-04), Ikhtiyarat Badi'i, on medicine, copied by 'Ali bin Husain bin Ibrahim Persia, dated 24th Rabi'i 902/30th November 1496

An illuminated Qur'an, copied by the celebrated scribe 'Ala'-al-Din al-Tabrizi Safavid Persia, dated AH [9]82/AD 1574-75

An album page incorporating a painting of a seated princess, in the style of Reza Abbasi, and an ink drawing of a simurgh Persia, late 17th Century and 16th Century respectively

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