Islamic and Indian Art

10 Apr 2008, starting at 14:30 BST .

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A large composite portrait of a seated maiden holding a wine flask and cup, illustrating the story of Shaykh San'an and the Christian maiden, a simurgh and birds amongst floral motifs and Chinese-style clouds Persia, Isfahan, first half of the 20th Century

An indoor scene with a bearded elderly man standing beside a fountain surrounded by youths wearing elaborate costumes and holding a tray of fruits and a cup of wine, signed by Mirza Muhammad Husain Mussavar Persia, Isfahan, first half of the 20th Century

A portrait of a seated maiden pouring wine in a landscape, sitting under a flowering tree, with clouds of gold composite animals, attributed to Mirza Muhammad Mussavar Persia, Isfahan, second quarter of the 20th Century(2)

Al-Yahsabi, Kitab al-Shafa bi-tarif huquq al-Mustafa North Africa, probably Morocco, last quarter of the 19th Century

A Qur'an copied by Muhammad bin Ahmad bin 'Ali al-Tadili Ibrahim al-Sulaymani North Africa, probably Morocco, dated AH 1296/AD 1878(2)

Al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat wa Shawariq al-Anwar, prayers North Africa, dated AH 1337/AD 1918(2)

An illuminated Qur'an bifolium written in alternating blue and gold Turkey or Syria, 20th Century

A monumental calligraphic panel in thuluth and ornamental kufic incorporating a saying of the Prophet, attributed to Yahya Umar North India, circa AH 1330/AD 1912

A large calligraphic panel depicting a kiswah panel that covers the Qa'aba, signed by Yahya Umar North India, circa 1330/AD 1912

A large ink drawing depicting the Ka'ba and the holy city of Mecca and its surroundings, signed by Yahya Umar probably North India, dated AH 1330/AD 1912

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