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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S. G. Thakur Singh (India, 1890/99-1976) Expectation

A Qur'an leaf written in kufic script on vellum Near East or North Africa, 9th Century

Two leaves from a Qur'an written in kufic script on vellum Near East or North Africa, 10th Century(2)

A late Safavid prayer book, consisting of Qur'an, sura LVI, al-Waqi'a, followed by prayers, copied by Hamdullah Persia, dated AH 1134/AD 1721-22

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

A prince wearing a fur-lined coat, with a dagger at his belt Persia, 17th Century

A calligraphic album page in nasta'liq script, signed by Muhammad Sultan Mughal, 18th Century

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

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