Islamic and Indian Art including Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art

23 Oct 2017, starting at 14:00 BST .

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

A large leaf from a dispersed manuscript of the Qur'an written in elongated kufic script on vellum North Africa or Near East, circa 750-800

Two consecutive leaves from a dispersed manuscript of the Qur'an written on pink paper Andalusia, late 12th-13th Century(2)

Zayn al-Din Jurjani (d. AD 1136), Zakhirah-yi Khwrazmshahi, Treasury dedicated to the Kings of Khwarazmshahi, a medical encyclopaedia Persia, dated AH 877/AD 1472-73

Abu Bakr Muhammad bin Yahya bin Zakariya al-Razi (d. AD 925), Kitab al-Hawi fi'l-Tibb, The Comprehensive Book of Medicine, also known as al-Hawi al-Kabir, The Large Comprehensive Book, or al-Jami' al-Kabir, The Large Compilation, copied by Muhammad Ja'far bin Amir Abu'l-Qasim al-Razavi Timurid Persia, dated AH 902/AD 1496-97

An illuminated Qur'an Ottoman Turkey, second half of the 16th Century

A bifolium from a manuscript of the Qur'an written in gold Mamluk Egypt, 14th-15th Century

Nasr al-Din Abu Sa'id Abdullah bin Sa'id Abi Qasim 'Umar bin Fakhr al-Din Abi Hasan 'Ali al-Baidawi, Nizam al-Tawarikh, a biographical work beginning with Adam and continuing down to Sultan Suleyman (AH 939/AD 1532-33) Ottoman Turkey, 16th/17th Century

Shihab al-Din Ahmad bin Muhammad bin 'Umar al-Khafaji al-Misri (d. Cairo 1658), Khabaya al-zawaya fi ma fi al-rijal min al-baqaya, an anthology written in prose and verse, comprising the biographies of poets, the text arranged in five sections: the poets of al-Sham, al-Hijaz, Egypt, al-Maghribi and al-Rum Ottoman, probably copied in Aleppo, Syria, mid-17th Century

Hamdullah bin Ak-Shams al-Din Hamdi (1449-1503), Yusuf u Zuleykha, poetry, with eight later illustrations Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, late 16th Century

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