Islamic and Indian Art including Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art

24 Apr 2018, starting at 11:00 BST.

lots

Two Damascus underglaze-painted pottery tiles Syria, circa 1575-90(2)

Three pairs of Ottoman gold-damascened calligrapher's scissors Turkey, 19th Century (3)

A metal-thread embroidered lace panel India, late 19th Century

A Sassanian facet-cut yellow glass vessel Persia, 5th-7th Century

A large Nishapur blue glass bottle Persia, 10th Century

A large illuminated manuscript of the first half of the Qur'an North India, late 18th Century/19th Century

A copper-alloy pouring vessel (bumpa) Tibet, 19th Century

A pair of gold disk ear ornaments (pokhani) Gujarat, 19th Century(2)

Shah 'Abbas standing in a landscape; verso, the Sufi Shah Raju, spiritual guide to the Sultans of Golconda, seated on a chair Deccan, Golconda, late 17th/18th Century

A quantity of Sotheby's Islamic and Indian art catalogues (approx. 100)

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