Islamic and Indian Art

7 Oct 2014, starting at 10:30 BST with lot 1.

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A silver and enamel Breast Badge of the Qajar Order of the Lion and Sun, made by Ibrahim, the Royal Goldsmith in Tehran Persia, circa 1860 5.7 cm. diam.

Two illustrated manuscript leaves from an unidentified series, depicting a) Hanuman venerating Rama with Sita and Lakshmi; b) Brahma riding on a bull Chamba or Mandi, circa 1675

An illustration to a ragamala series: devagari ragini: a maiden making an offering, accompanied by a female attendant Baghal, early 18th Century

Krishna riding in a chariot reading a letter from Rukmini Pahari, perhaps Hindur, circa 1840

A battle scene from the Mahabharata Guler, circa 1790

An illustration from the Markendeya Purana: Vishnu destroys the demons Madhu and Kaitabha Guler, circa 1780

A maiden seated on a palace terrace in conversation with a female attendant Kangra, circa 1820-30

Jamini Roy (INDIA, 1887-1972) Krishna Stealing Butter

Three Qur'an bifolia written in maghribi script on vellum Spain or Morocco, late 11th/12th Century(3)

An early illuminated anthology of poetry (divan) by Ibn Yamin (Amir Fakhr-ad-Din Mahmud ibn Yamin al-Faryumadi Tughra'i, d. 1344), commissioned for the library of the Timurid ruler, Ibrahim Sultan, bearing seal impressions of his father Shah Rukh bin Timur Transoxiana, probably Samarkand or Fars, first half of the 15th Century

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