Islamic and Indian Art

14 Jun 2012, starting at 11:00 BST .

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A calligraphic composition in verse in nasta'liq script, signed by Mirza Muhammad 'Ali Deccan, dated 20th Jumadi al-thani 1313/8th December 1895

A group of three leaves from a dispersed manuscript of the Qur'an Persia, 15th Century(10)

An illuminated title page from al-Turmudi's Kitab nathr ghurar al-fawa'id wa nashr durar al-fara'id sharh al-manzumah Mamluk Egypt or Syria, 15th Century

A group of five calligraphic album pages: A. a calligraphic leaf in shikasta ta'liq and nasta'liq scripts, in praise of Nasir al-Din Shah, by Muhammad Husayn ibn Muhammad Reza Persia, dated Shawwal 1300/August-September 1883(5)

A large leaf from a Qur'an in bihari script Sultanate India, late 15th/early 16th Century

Khawajah Zadeh Bursavi, Hashiyah 'ala Sharh al-Hidayah, a commentary on al-Awhadi Mulla-zadeh's Sharh al-Hidayah, a treatise on metaphysics Ottoman, Eastern Mediterranean, dated AH 961/AD 1553-54

A commentary and translation of Farid-ad-Din 'Attar's Pandnama, a sufi work written in verse and prose, copied by the scribe Zulfiqar ibn 'Abdullah Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1077/AD 1666-67

Abu Ishaq Ibrahim bin 'Uthman bin Muhammad al-Kalbi al-Ashhi, better known as Ghazzi, Divan, copied by Muhammad bin Ahmad bin Jeddi Ottoman Empire, probably Levant, dated Thursday 23rd Jumada al-Awwal 1113/25th October 1701

Zayn-ad-Din Abi'l-Hasan bin Abi Sa'id 'Ali ad-Diwani al-Wasiti (d. AH 743/AD 1342-43), Jam' al-usul fi qira'at al-'ashara, a treatise on Arabic grammar in verse, copied by Muhammad better known as 'Ala' al-Harawi Levant, early 17th Century

Dervish Celebi ibn Mustafa Amir Al-Liwa as-Sultani, Al-Nuzha Al-Mubhija fi Tashhin Al-Azhan wa Ta'dil Al-Amzija, a medical treatise, including a section on the mind and its moods, citing Galen Ottoman Turkey, 18th Century

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