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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An official portrait of Muzaffar al-din Shah Qajar (Reg. 1896-1907), painted on the occasion of his state visit to Belgium in 1905, by Aimé Oscar Stevens Belgium, dated 1905

A Qajar enamelled plaque depicting Prince Muhammad 'Ali Mirza Qajar, signed by Ghulum Khanzadeh 'Ali Persia, early 19th Century

A Qajar enamelled gold plaque signed by Ghulam 'Ali, depicting Prince Tahmasp Mirza Mu'ayyid al-Dawlah Persia, 19th Century

Still life before a palace garden Qajar Persia, from a Court Workshop, second quarter of the 19th Century

Fath 'Ali Shah Qajar (reg. 1797-1834) seated against a jewelled bolster on a palace balcony Qajar Persia, from a Court Workshop, dated AH 1251/AD 1835-36

Ibn al-Hajib, Fawa'id Wafiyyah bi-hall mushkilat al-Kafiyyah, a treatise on Arabic grammar, copied by Ahmad bin 'Ali al-Manastiri, from the province of Rum Ottoman Turkey, at Brusa [Bursa?], dated AH 993/AD 1585-86

A small illuminated manuscript of the Gospels in Syriac Near East, probably Syria, 18th Century

An illuminated Qur'an, copied by Muhammad al-Shuhudi, a pupil of Isma'il Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1158/AD 1745-46

Abu'l-Fadhl 'Iyadh bin Musa bin 'Iyadh al-Yahsubi (d. AH 544/AD 1149-50), Kitab al-Shifa bi-ta'rif Huquq al-Mustafa, a popular biography of the Prophet Muhammad, copied by Ibrahim al-Shauqi Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1216/AD 1801-02

A large hilyeh (the attributes of the Prophet Muhammad), and a hadith of the Prophet, signed by Muhammad Zuhdi and Mustafa Fahim Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1285/AD 1868-69

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  • 25 Apr 2019 12:00 - 16:30 BST
  • 26 Apr 2019 09:00 - 16:30 BST
  • 28 Apr 2019 11:00 - 15:00 BST
  • 29 Apr 2019 09:00 - 16:30 BST
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