Islamic and Indian Art including Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art

24 Apr 2018, starting at 11:00 BST .

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A Mughal style gem-set rock-crystal box India, 20th Century

Two gem-set jade shield bosses India, 19th Century(2)

Shahab al-Din Abu'l-'Abbas Ahmad al-Mahari al-Shafi'i, Zad al-Musafir fi ma'rifat rasm fasl al-dayir, a treatise on astrology, abridged by the author from his work Irshad al-hayir ila ma'rifat wadha' khutut fasl al-dayir North Africa, probably Morocco, circa 1800

An anthology of religious poetry in one volume, including a poem by Shams Effendi, Irshad 'Awam, arranged in the form of questions and answers, written on stencilled paper depicting floral and vegetal sprays including tulips and cypress trees Ottoman Turkey, early 18th Century

Sazay Hasan De De Zada, Divan, copied by Dervish Husain al-Rudusi (from the island of Rhodes) Ottoman Empire, probably Rhodes, dated 5th Safar 1165/23rd December 1751

Majmu'a, a collection of Persian poetry arranged alphabetically Ottoman Empire, early 19th Century

Rida Effendi, Turkish poetry Ottoman Empire, late 19th Century

Badr al-Din Abu 'Abdallah Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Misri al-Dimashqi (1423–1506), two astronomical treatises (risalah) in one volume: Kifayat al-qunu' fi'l-'amal bi'l-rub' al-maqtu'; and Risalah fi'l-rub' bi'l-'amal mujib Qajar Persia or Ottoman Turkey, 19th Century(3)

Isma'il Haqqi al-Bursavi, risalah al-mutahaji fi huruf al-nahji, a treatise on astronomy, astrology and other subjects Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, circa AH 1287/AD 1870-71 (the date in some marginal notes)

An unusual administrative manual (kanunname) in safinah form, relating to land administration and its regulations and formulas Ottoman Empire, late 18th Century

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