Islamic and Indian Art including Sikh Treasures and Arts of the Punjab

23 Oct 2018, starting at 11:00 BST .

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Maharajah Ranjit Singh (reg. 1801-1839), brandishing a sword and wearing a sarpech North India, late 19th/ early 20th Century

A group photograph of North Indian rulers, taken on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of HH the Maharajah of Kapurthala, 30th November-4th December 1927 at Kapurthala

Six Kalighat paintings, depicting Hindu mythological and domestic genre subjects Calcutta, circa 1860-70(6)

A Tashkent silk embroidered linen panel (susani) Central Asia, 19th Century

A Qur'an section (Juz II), written in thuluth script in the style of Ibn al-Suhrawardi Near East, probably Baghdad, 14th/15th Century

An unusual octagonal Qu'ran probably provincial India or Afghanistan, 15th/16th Century

An unusually large leaf from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama, depicting a battle between the Iranians and the Turanians, the armies facing each other on the slopes of a rocky hillside, wearing contemporary Ottoman and Safavid military dress and using firearms Safavid Persia or Ottoman Turkey, late 16th/early 17th Century and later

Jami, Haft Awrang, poetry Persia, dated AH 981/AD 1573-74

Ghiyath al-Din Muhammad, known as Khwandamir (d. AH 941/AD 1534-35), Habib al-Siyar, a universal history until the end of the reign of the Safavid Shah Isma'il, one volume only, relating to the contemporaries of Gingiz Khan (13th Century) to the end of the text (16th Century) Persia, late 16th Century

An illustrated leaf from a dispersed manuscript of the Şah u Geda of Yahya Beg Dukakin-zade (d. after AH 982/AD 1574-75), depicting the Shah interceding of behalf of the beggar Geda Ottoman Turkey, 16th/17th Century

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