Islamic and Indian Art

11 Jun 2020, starting at 11:00 BST with lot 1.

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Four paintings of officials, religious figures, and tradespeople Tanjore, circa 1800-10(4)

Anwar Saeed (Pakistan, born 1955) Untitled

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

A large Qur'an leaf probably Yemen, circa 1300-1350

A Qur'an leaf in gold and black muhaqqaq script Persia, probably Shiraz, mid-16th Century

A large illuminated Qur'an in a floral lacquer binding, the text ending with sura LXXXV, al-Buruj, The Constellations Provincial Persia, early 16th Century

Three illustrated leaves from a manuscript of al-Qazwini's Aja'ib al-makhluqat wa ghara'ib al-mujudat (The Wonders of Creation and Oddities of Existence) Persia, Shiraz, late 16th Century(3)

A calligraphic composition in nasta'liq script Persia, 19th Century

An illuminated miniature octagonal Qur'an with the later embossed name of the owner, Ahmad Dhu'l Kifl Ottoman, provincial, dated AH 1052/AD 1642-43

Sa'di, Gulistan Ottoman Turkey, Constantinople, dated AH 955/AD 1548-49

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