Islamic and Indian Art

23 Apr 2013, starting at 10:30 BST .

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A calligraphic panel, commissioned for Nawab Ja'far Khan, signed by 'Arshi India, 17th Century

An illuminated Qur'an copied by the scribe Isma'il al-Rasmi bin Muhammad al-Anyawi, a pupil of al-Zuhdi Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1209/AD 1794-95

An illuminated Qur'an copied by the scribe Mustafa al-Hafiz Rushdi Ottoman Turkey, dated Rabi' al-Awwal 1228/March 1813

Al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat wa shawariq al-anwar, prayers, copied by Mustafa al-Helimi, a pupil of Mustafa al-Kutahi, with three illuminated illustrations of the holy cities of Mecca and Medina, and the tombs of the Prophet and of the Caliphs Abu Bakr and 'Umar Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, dated AH 1204/AD 1789-90

An illuminated Sufi prayer book, al-Fathiyyah wa'l istighfar, recited by the Naqshbandi order Ottoman Turkey, 19th Century

A calligraphic composition in the form of a camel being led by a veiled Prophet, and carrying a corpse wrapped in a shroud and the double-edged sword of Zulfiqar, signed by al-Sayyid Mustafa Edinarvi Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1215/AD 1800-1801

An illustrated manuscript on character, with 65 portraits, signed by Aziz Ottoman Turkey, composed in AH 1211/AD 1796, copied in AH 1275/AD 1858

A document relating to the management of waqf lands Ottoman Turkey, Kutahya region, dated 2nd Jumadi al-Awwal 1280/15th October 1863

A large illuminated Qur'an written in jawi script South-East Asia, probably Java, dated AH 1308/AD 1890-91

A group of six West African Qur'ans in their contemporary leather cases and wrappers Sub-Sahara, probably Nigeria, late 19th/early 20th Century(6)

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