Islamic and Indian Art including Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art

23 Oct 2017, starting at 14:00 BST .

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Francis Newton Souza (India, 1924-2002) Untitled (Townscape)

Sayaji Rao Gaekwad (1945-1985), 'Princie', son of the Maharani of Baroda, seated with a lapdog French School, circa 1950

A group of Spode porcelain pieces bearing the standard of the Princely State of Baroda England, Mid 20th Century(18)

An illustrated leaf from a dispersed manuscript of the Gushtasp-nameh of Daqiqi: Arjasp's high official pays tribute to Esfandiyar after the massacre of Arjasp's army Persia, Shiraz, late 16th Century

Sadanand K. Bakre (India, 1920-2007) Juliet Juliet

An impressive five-piece silver tea set by Hamilton & Co. in its original hardwood chest Calcutta, Circa 1845(7)

The entrance to Akbar's tomb at Sikandra Company School, Delhi or Agra, circa 1820-30

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