Islamic and Indian Art

30 Mar 2021, starting at 11:00 BST with lot 1.

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Two illustrated leaves from a dispersed manuscript of Nizami's Khamsa Persia, 17th Century(2)

Al-Sahifa al-Kamila, a collection of prayers including seven prayers to be recited according to the days of the week Persia, late Safavid, late 17th/early 18th Century

Inba' al-Istifa' fi-haqq aba' al-Mustafa, a religious treatise concerning the ancestry of the Prophet Muhammad, by Muhyi al-Din Muhammad bin al-Khatib al-Amasi, better known as al-Khatib Qasim (Muhyiddin Mehmed Hatibzade) Ottoman Turkey, at madrasa Ayasofya, Constantinople, copied by the scribe 'Ali bin Muhammad bin Ahmed, during the reign of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent (reg. 1520 -66), dated 10th Rajab 936/10th March 1530

An illuminated Qur'an North India, late 17th/early 18th Century

Two illuminated leaves from a dispersed manuscript of the Qur'an North India, 16th-17th Century(2)

Two illuminated leaves from a manuscript of Persian poetry relating to the Prophet Muhammad Kashmir, 19th Century(2)

An illustrated erotic manuscript in Urdu, Bahar-e 'ishq (Spring of Love), copied by the scribe Kishwar, with 73 illustrations North India, 19th Century

Abd al-Rahman Baba, Divan, Sufi poetry, in two books, commissioned by 'Abdallah Khan Barakza'i, copied by the scribe Mulla Vali, with 47 illustrations Kashmir, dated 4th Jumadi I, 1213/14th October 1798

Ibrahim Hakki, Ma'rifatnameh, an encyclopaedia of cosmological subjects, copied by Dervish Muhammad bin 'Ali al-Erzurumi Ottoman Turkey, probably Erzurum, dated AH 1238/AD 1822-23

A SMALL ILLUMINATED QUR'AN, COPIED BY MUSTAFA, BETTER KNOWN AS MULLA AHMAD-ZADEH ISLAMIVI, A PUPIL OF YAHYA AL-LUTFI OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED 22ND SHA'BAN 1249/4TH JANUARY 1834

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