Islamic and Indian Art

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A Qur'an leaf written in kufic script on vellum Near East or North Africa, 9th-10th Century Arabic manuscript on vellum, six lines written in ...

Four illuminated Qur'an leaves Persia, Herat, circa 1550 Arabic manuscript on paper, four leaves mounted together in one frame, 15 lines to each ...

A large album of leaves from dispersed manuscripts of the Qur'an, written in eastern kufic , thuluth, muhaqqaq and naskhi scripts, and callig...

A fine and unusual double-sided album page from the Imperial Mughal Library during the reign of the Emperor Aurangzeb, with scenes from the life o...

An illustration to the Mihr o Mushtari of Assar Tabrizi, depicting the blindfolded Mushtari and Badr awaiting execution before King Shapur Pers...

An illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Jami's Yusuf va Zulaykha , depicting Egyptian women in a palace interior, cutting their hands at the sig...

An illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama , depicting Rustam killing the lion during his second khwan (trial) Persia, 16th ...

An illustrated leaf from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama , depicting Talkhand dying on the back of his elephant Persia, possibly H...

A drawing depicting a recumbent chained lion, and two Europeans and their hounds after killing a stag Safavid Persia, 16th Century drawing with g...

An illustrated leaf from from the Majalis al-'Ushshaq (Assemblies of Lovers) by Kamal al-Din Gazurgahi, depicting Shaykh Muhiyy al-Din A'rabi ri...

A youth cradling a lamb Persia, mid-17th Century gouache and gold on paper, indistinct inscription at lower centre, laid down on 19th Century alb...

A practice sheet ( siyah mashq ) in nasta'liq script on an illuminated album page Persia, 18th-19th Century Persian manuscript on paper, text w...

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 ...

Muhammad Baqir Majlisi (d. 1110/1699), Miqbas al-Masabih , a text on prayers to be recited after daily prayers, copied for a certain Muhammad Qul...

A calligraphic composition comprising a hadith of the Prophet Ottoman Turkey, 17th Century Arabic manuscript on paper, eight lines written hori...

Two calligraphic album pages written in thuluth and naskhi scripts Ottoman Turkey, 17th Century Arabic manuscript on paper, each page consist...

Al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat wa shawariq al-anwar , prayers, with two coloured diagrams of the Tomb of the Prophet and the Mihrab in the Mosque ...

Maktabi Shirazi, Layla va Majnun , with eighteen illustrations, copied by Muhammad Husayn ibn Mirza Muhammad Mazandarani Persia, dated AH 1247/A...

A GROUP OF THREE ILLUMINATED PRAYER SCROLLS AND TWO TALISMANIC DIAGRAMS, WRITTEN ON VELLUM Qajar Persia, 19th Century Arabic and Persian manuscri...

A lithograph copy of Firdausi's Shahnama , with 57 coloured illustrations, copied by two scribes,'Abd al-Karim bin Muhammad Ibrahim al-Tabataba'i...

An Umayyad or early Abbasid bronze ewer Persia or Mesopotamia, 8th/ 9th Century of piriform on a splayed foot with waisted neck and flattened rim...

An Umayyad bronze ewer Persia or Mesopotamia, 8th/9th Century of piriform on a short foot with waisted neck and raised band to rim, simple handle...

An Umayyad bronze censer in the form of a horse Eastern Mediterranean, possibly Syria, 7th/ 8th Century standing on three legs, the front right l...

A Sogdian silk samite fragment with horses Central Asia, 7th-9th Century of irregular rectangular form, woven in red, blue and cream silks, depi...

A Sogdian silk samite fragment with horses Central Asia, 7th-9th Century of rectangular form, woven in red, blue and cream silks, depicting thre...

A Sogdian silk samite fragment with confronting lions Central Asia, 7th-9th Century of irregular rectangular form, woven in red, blue and cream ...

A Sogdian silk samite fragment with lions and bulls Central Asia, 7th-9th Century of irregular rectangular form, woven in red, blue and cream si...

Two Sogdian silk samite fragments with ducks Central Asia, 7th-9th Century both of irregular polygonal form, woven in blue and cream silks, depic...

A Sogdian silk samite fragment with winged horses Central Asia, 7th-9th Century of irregular square form, woven in red, blue and cream silks, de...

A Sogdian silk samite fragment with confronting pheasants Central Asia, 7th-9th Century of irregular rectangular form, woven in red, blue and cr...

A Sogdian silk samite fragment with confronting pheasants Central Asia, 7th-9th Century of irregular rectangular form, woven in red, blue and cr...

A Sogdian silk samite fragment with confronting lions Central Asia, 7th-9th Century of square form, woven in red, blue and cream silks, depictin...

A Sogdian silk samite fragment with confronting pheasants Central Asia, 7th-9th Century of irregular rectangular form, woven in red, blue and cr...

A Sogdian silk samite fragment with confronting eagles Central Asia, 7th-9th Century of irregular polygonal form, woven in red, blue and cream s...

A Sogdian silk samite fragment with winged bulls Central Asia, 7th-9th Century of irregular polygonal form, woven in red, blue and cream silks, ...

A Sogdian silk samite fragment with pheasants and ducks Central Asia, 7th-9th Century of irregular polygonal form, woven in red, blue and cream ...

An Abbasid stucco wall panel fragment Mesopotamia, probably Samara, 9th Century of rectangular form, incised with an undulating band of split-pal...

An Abbasid lustre pottery bowl Mesopotamia, 10th Century of shallow rounded form on a short foot with slightly everted rim, decorated in a brown...

An Abbasid slip-painted pottery bowl Mesopotamia, 9th Century of shallow rounded form with everted rim on a short foot, the cream ground decorate...

An Abbasid lustre pottery bowl Mesopotamia, 9th Century of deep rounded form with everted rim on a short foot, decorated in a brown and golden-ye...

A Fatimid bronze bucket Egypt, 10th/ 11th Century of cylindrical form with rounded base and everted rim, circular foot ring and remains of two su...

A bone perfume bottle Persia or Egypt, 10th/ 11th century of rectangular form on four feet, the neck with waisted sections and raised bands risin...

An Abbasid or Fatimid rock crystal amulet Mesopotamia or Egypt, 9th/ 10th Century of elongated form with hexagonal section, the six faces engrave...

A Nishapur blue glass mosque lamp Persia, 10th Century of globular form with wide flaring neck on a splayed foot, the body with six blue trails ...

A slip-painted pottery mug Persia, 10th Century of compressed globular form with slightly flaring neck on a short foot with simple handle, decora...

A fine slip-painted pottery mug Persia, 9th/ 10th Century of compressed globular form with wide flaring neck on a short foot with simple handle, ...

A Nishapur buffware pottery bowl Persia, 10th Century of deep rounded form on a short foot, decorated underglaze in yellow, green and manganese ...

A Nishapur buffware pottery bowl Persia, 10th Century of deep rounded form on a short foot with everted rim, decorated underglaze in yellow, gree...

A large Nishapur 'yellow staining black' slip-painted pottery bowl Persia, 10th Century of deep rounded form with everted rim on a short foot, de...

A Ghaznavid monochrome pottery tile Afghanistan, 11th/ 12th Century of rectangular form, moulded in relief with a large palmette motif overlaid ...

A Ghaznavid high-tin bronze jug Persia, 11th/12th Century of compressed globular form with slightly flaring neck on a short foot, the strap handl...

A Khorasan silver inlaid bronze mug Persia, 12th century of compressed globular form on a splayed foot with waisted neck, with gadrooned band to ...

A Khorasan bronze weight in the form of a lion Persia, 12th Century seated facing left with ears erect and forepaws extended, the body profusely ...

A Khorasan copper-inlaid bronze bucket with the signs of the zodiac Persia, 13th Century of globular form on a splayed foot, the flaring neck wit...

A Khorasan silver-inlaid brass dish Persia, 12th Century of circular form with tapering sides and inverted flattened rim, engraved and inlaid in ...

A Khorasan silver-inlaid brass pen box Persia, 12th/13th Century of tapering rectangular form terminating in an openwork foliate motif with dome ...

A Kashan moulded monochrome pottery vase Persia, 12th Century of inverted piriform on a short foot with slightly flaring neck and four strap hand...

A Kashan pierced and incised underglaze-painted pottery bowl Persia, 12th Century of conical form on a short foot, decorated in black under a tu...

A Kashan underglaze-painted pottery vessel in the form of a musician Persia, 12th Century the figure holding a lute, decorated in black under a t...

A Kashan monochrome pottery jug Persia, 12th Century of bulbous form with wide flaring neck on a splayed foot with strap handle, the neck incised...

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