Islamic and Indian Art including Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art

24 Apr 2018, starting at 11:00 BST .

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A firman relating to a new appointment to the office of sweeper of the Holy Places in Mecca and Medina Ottoman Turkey, dated 72th Rajab 1327/25th July 1909

Shaykh 'Abd al-Wahab bin Ahmad al-Sha'rani (d. AD 1565), Kitab al-Mizan, a treatise on the four Sunni schools of law, with several diagrams Ottoman, probably Egypt, dated 6th Sha'ban 1273/31st March 1857

Baha' al-Din Muhammad ibn al-Husain al-'Amili (1547–1622), Khulasat al-Hisab, The Essence of Arithmetic, illustrated with diagrams and tables Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1116/AD 1704-05

A compilation of the sayings (Hadith) of the Prophet Muhammad, beginning with the chapter on fasting, one volume only North Africa, probably Morocco, late 19th Century

Sharaf al-Din Abu 'Abdallah Muhammad bin Sa'id al-Sanhaji (1211-1294), Qasidah al-Burdah, a prayer book, copied by Muhammad ibn al-Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn al-Hashim al-Shini probably North Africa, or perhaps sub-Saharan Africa, dated 13th Rajab 1283/21st November 1866

Abu 'Abdallah Muhammad bin Salman al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat wa shawariq al-Anwar, prayers, with two coloured diagrams of the holy tombs at Mecca and Medina North Africa, probably Morocco, dated AH 1292/AD 1875-76

A Qur'an in a hide carrying-case Sub-Saharan Africa, probably Sudan, circa 1900

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

A small illuminated Qur'an, copied by Ibn Muhammad Taqi Muhammad Kazem al-Shirazi Qajar Persia, dated 15th Jumada al-Awwal 1216/22nd September 1801

A prayer book in safinah form, copied by the famous calligrapher Ahmad al-Nayrizi (d. AH 1155/AD 1742-43), commissioned by a certain Muhammad 'Ali Khan Qaraguzlu Persia, dated AH 1133/AD 1720-21

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