Islamic and Indian Art

6 Oct 2015, starting at 14:00 BST .

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An illustrated leaf from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama, depicting Farud in battle with the Iranians, attributed to Mu'in Musavvir or his workshop Safavid Persia, Isfahan, circa 1650(2)

Amir Khusrau Dehlavi, Khamsa, Five Poems Safavid Persia, late 17th/early 18th Century

An illuminated folio from a manuscript of the Jam-e Jam of Awhad al-Din Maraghi'i (d. 1338) Safavid Persia, 16th Century

An album page with calligraphy in nasta'liq script Persia, circa 1600

An album page of calligraphy in nasta'liq script, probably from a dispersed manuscript of the Sayings of the Imam 'Ali, signed by Mir 'Ali Tabrizi Persia, 16th Century

An illuminated Qur'an copied by Ibrahim Dha'ifi, a pupil of Katani-zadeh Ottoman Turkey, late 18th/19th Century

An illuminated Qur'an copied by Mulla Muhammad India, 18th Century

An illuminated Qur'an copied by Ibn Hasan Muhammad Isfahani India, perhaps Deccan, first half of the 18th Century

A Qur'an South-East Asia, probably Indonesia, late 19th Century(2)

A calligraphic composition, by Hasan Zarrin Qalam, calligrapher at the court of Nasr-al-Din Shah Qajar and Muzaffar-al-Din Shah Qajar, in gulzar style, with invocations to Allah, Muhammad, 'Ali and Hasan and Husain, commissioned by the merchant Haji Mirza Ja'far Aqa-i Tabrizi Qajar Persia, dated muharram 1326/February 1908

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A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:

25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.

The premium is payable for the services to be provided by Bonhams in the Buyer's Agreement which is contained in the catalogue for this Sale and for the opportunity to bid for the Lot at the Sale.

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