Islamic and Indian Art including Contemporary Indian and Pakistani Paintings (lot 282-354)

28 Apr 2005, starting at 10:30 BST .

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A Qur'an with extensive commentaries Provincial Ottoman, late 19th Century(2)

Abi Fathallah Faydhallah ibn Muhammad al-Mufti ibn Habib Muhammad bin Pir Muhammad, Kitab al-Azkar bil-‘Isha wa ‘l-Ibkar, Book of prayers, copied by Muhammad Khalis Ottoman Turkey, early 19th Century

A collection of five treatises on magic, the occult, astrology and the powers of certain combinations of letters and numbers: Kitab irshad al-mahir; Kitab `ilm al-awfaq; Jadwal ittisalat al-kawakib; Kitab `ilm khatim al-muthallath; Kitab al-murabba`at, in one volume, copied by Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Shakir Halabi Syria, Aleppo, dated AH 1251/AD 1835

A large calligraphic Panel with a verse from the Qur'an reading: Fa-Allahu khairu Hafizan wa-Huwa Arhamu al-Rahimin, 'God is truly a most beneficent keeper and most merciful', signed Hamid Turkey, Istanbul, dated AH 1358/AD 1939

A small illuminated book of prayers, copied by Hasan al-Husni al-'Ala'i bin Mustafa al-'Ala'i, a pupil of 'Ali al-Turabi al-'Ala'i al-Rihani, a pupil of 'Ali al-Masri, a pupil of Hafiz Uthman better known as Damad Ibrahim al-'Afif Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1287/AD 1870(2)

An Arabic calligraphic panel in black ornamental thuluth script with a central rectangle containing the names Fatimah, Imam `Ali, Hasan and Husain (3)

A Malay religious work, copied in Mecca Arabia, dated AH 1260/AD 1844

Hikayat Raja Khandak, a fictitious tale based on the siege of Medinah, telling of the battle between the infidels Raja Khandak and Raja Badar with the Prophet and `Ali, copied by Nur al-Din ibn `Ali, dated AH 1224 /AD 1809

An Arabic-Chinese scroll with bold calligraphy, with a six-word dictum concerning al-walidayn (the parents) China, 19th Century

A Qur’an, copied by Ibrahim ibn Ahmad North Africa, probably Morocco, dated AH 1282/AD 1865

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