Bonhams : Islamic and Indian Art Including The Lion and the Sun, Art from Qajar Persia

Islamic and Indian Art Including The Lion and the Sun, Art from Qajar Persia

30 Apr 2019, starting at 11:00 BST .

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Three large gold amulets (taveez) South India, probably Tamil Nadu, 19th/ 20th Century(3)

An album of sixty watercolour paintings of Sikh subjects, including Maharajahs Ranjit Singh and Duleep Singh, monuments including the Golden Temple at Amritsar, and numerous tradespeople and entertainers Punjab, circa 1840-50

Selected suras from the Qur'an, copied by Isma'il al-Zuhdi, in the style of Shaykh Hamdullah, better known as Ibn al-Shaykh Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, dated AH 1217/AD 1802-03

A large porcelain 'Alhambra' vase Belgium or Spain, late 19th Century

A pair of repoussé silver sugar casters by Oomersi Mawji Bhuj, late 19th Century(2)

A pair of diamond and emerald-set gold pendant earrings India, 19th Century(2)

A pair of gem-set enamelled gold bracelets (pahunchi) India, 19th Century(2)

A diamond, emerald and pearl-mounted enamelled gold necklace (guluband) Deccan, 19th Century

A large illuminated Qur'an, copied by Turab ibn Mulla Ahmad 'Ali Muhammad al-Talqani Qajar Persia, dated Monday 3rd Shawwal 1316/14th February 1899

A Qajar silver-mounted rock crystal pendant Persia, 19th Century

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