Islamic and Indian Art

8 Oct 2013, starting at 10:30 BST .

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A Qur'an bifolium on vellum in kufic script Near East or North Africa, 9th-10th Century

Three leaves from a Qur'an on vellum in kufic script, two conjoined, one single Near East or North Africa, 9th-10th Century(2)

Eight double pages from Qur'an manuscripts in maghribi script on vellum Andalusia or North Africa, 13th-14th Century(4)

An Ilkhanid Qur'an section (Juz) Persia, 14th Century

An illuminated manuscript of Nizami's Khamsa, illustrated with five miniatures Timurid Persia, dated AH 899/AD 1493-94

Two works in one volume: Ya 'Ali Madid, prayers, copied by the scribe Muhammad Reza al-Mashhadi Safavid Persia, dated AH 955/AD 1548-49

Three illustrated leaves from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama, The Book of Kings Persia, Isfahan style, late 17th Century(3)

Zayn-ad-Din Abdul-Wahab al-Sha'rawi, Mukhtasar Tadhkirat as Suwaydi, an abridgement of al-Tadhkirat al-Hadiya, a treatise on medicine by 'Izz-ad-Din abu Ishaq Ibrahim bin Muhammad bin Tarkhan al-Suwaidi al-Ansari (d. 1291), in two volumes bound together Ottoman, 16th Century

An illuminated Qur'an copied by Ibrahim, better known as Barbarzadeh bin Muhammad, a pupil of Suleyman Effendi Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1188/AD 1774-75

Muhammad bin Suleyman al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat wa shawariq al-anwar, prayers, copied by Muhammad bin 'azuz, illustrated with two coloured diagrams of the interiors of the holy shrines in the cities of Mecca and Medina North Africa, dated 16th Ramadan 1279/7th March 1863

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