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Two illustrated leaves from a dispersed manuscript of Nizami's Khamsa Persia, 17th Century Persian manuscript on paper, illustrations in gouach...

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 ...

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-K...

An illuminated Qur'an North India, late 17th/early 18th Century Arabic manuscript on gold-sprinkled paper, 425 leaves, 15 lines to the page writt...

Two illuminated leaves from a dispersed manuscript of the Qur'an North India, 16th-17th Century Arabic manuscript on paper, 12 lines to the page ...

Two illuminated leaves from a manuscript of Persian poetry relating to the Prophet Muhammad Kashmir, 19th Century Persian manuscript on gold-spri...

An illustrated erotic manuscript in Urdu, Bahar-e 'ishq (Spring of Love), copied by the scribe Kishwar, with 73 illustrations North India, 19t...

Abd al-Rahman Baba, Divan, Sufi poetry, in two books, commissioned by 'Abdallah Khan Barakza'i, copied by the scribe Mulla Vali, with 47 illustrat...

Ibrahim Hakki, Ma'rifatnameh , an encyclopaedia of cosmological subjects, copied by Dervish Muhammad bin 'Ali al-Erzurumi Ottoman Turkey, prob...

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 S...

An illuminated Qur'an, copied by Husain al-Hamdi Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1273/AD 1856-57 Arabic manuscript on paper, 302 leaves, 15 lines to the...

Abu Nasr Farahi bin Abi Bakr bin Husain Sajzi Adibi (d. 1242), Nisab al-Sibiyan , a versified Arabic-Persian glossary for teaching children Arabi...

A book of prayers to be recited after each daily prayer, copied by Muhammad Hashim, illuminated later by the order of Mustashar al-Mulk Persia, t...

A concertina album with eleven leaves of calligraphy in naskhi script, and five paintings, including two views of palaces Qajar Persia, early 1...

Six illustrated leaves from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama Qajar Persia, late 18th/early 19th Century Persian manuscript on pape...

A lithograph copy of Firdausi's Shahnama , with 60 illustrations, the preface and vols. III and IV copied by 'Abd al-Karim ibn Muhammad Ibrahim a...

Shah 'Abbas seated on a terrace, by Mehdi al-Imami Iran, first half of the 20th Century gouache and gold on paper laid down on card, the Shah de...

Two official documents in scroll form: A) a waqf deed specifying the endowment of various lands in the region around Shiraz for the shrine of Im...

An Abbasid lustre pottery bowl Mesopotamia, 9th/ 10th Century of deep rounded form with everted rim on a short foot, decorated in a brown and yel...

A Nishapur buffware pottery bowl Persia, 9th/ 10th Century of deep slightly rounded form on a short foot, decorated in green, mustard yellow and ...

An amber glass jug Persia, 10th/ 11th Century of compressed globular form with simple handle and tapering neck with flaring rim shaped into a spo...

A zoomorphic glass vessel Syria, 7th-9th Century in the form of a quadruped, possibly a camel, surmounted by two tubular flasks of colourless gla...

A Mamluk enamelled glass bottle Syria, 13th/ 14th Century of globular form with a long bulbous neck and applied strap handles to each side, decor...

A Kashan lustre pottery cockerel-head ewer Persia, early 13th Century of globular form on a splayed foot with tapering neck surmounted by a compo...

A Khorasan bronze lamp and stand Persia, 12th/ 13th Century with cylindrical shaft surmounted by circular tray, the domed base on three feet each...

A Seljuk gold bracelet Persia, 11th/ 12th Century the copper alloy core mounted in sheet gold, the band decorated with spiral fluting and taperin...

A Mudejar carved marble capital Spain, 16th century the square capital rising from a round body carved in the form of lotus petals, the fragmente...

A group of Timurid carved wood door panels Persia, probably Mazanderan, second half of the 15th Century each of polygonal form, decorated in reli...

A rare Safavid oil painting of an African soldier Persia, Isfahan, circa 1680-90oil on canvas, affixed with a fragmentary old label on the stretch...

A rare and large Qajar metal-thread embroidered, pearl-encrusted wool 'royal' termeh panel Persia, 19th Century of rectangular form, the woven w...

An Afsharid gold-damascened steel sword ( shamshir ) Persia, 18th Century the single-edged steel blade of curved form with single fuller, the bla...

A fine Afsharid gold-damascened steel axe head ( tabar ) Persia, dated AH 1174/AD 1760-61 of typical form, engraved and decorated in gold inlay w...

A Qajar lacquer penbox ( qalamdan ) depicting Europeans in 17th Century dress Persia, 18th Century with rounded ends and sliding tray, decorated ...

A Qajar lacquer penbox ( qalamdan ), signed by Ahmad ibn Mirza Hasan Persia, dated AH 126[0]/AD 1844-45 with rounded ends and sliding tray, deco...

A Qajar lacquer box Persia, 19th Century of rectangular form with stepped lid on four bracket feet, decorated in polychrome with panels containin...

A Qajar gold and silver-damascened steel ram Persia, 19th Century standing upright and facing leftwards, decorated in gold and silver overlay, th...

A collection of Qajar turquoise-inlaid brass ghalian cups Persia, 19th Century comprising fourteen brass cups of flaring form variously engraved ...

A large Qajar brass tray depicting twenty kings from Firdausi's Shahnama Persia, 19th/ 20th Century of rectangular form with curved corners and...

A portrait of Muzaffar al-Din Shah Qajar (reg. 1896-1907) Persia, signed by Mehdi, perhaps the Royal Painter, late 19th/early 20th Century oil on...

A large collection of postcards from the reigns of Nasr-al-Din Shah Qajar to Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi Persia and Europe, late 19th/early 20th C...

Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent (reg. 1520-66) after Hieronymus Hopfer (1500-63), Augsburg, circa 1530 engraving (Hollstein 62), with monogram I...

Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent (reg. 1520-66) Engraved by Dominicus Custos (d. 1615) after Giovanni Battista Fontana (d. 1587), Innsbruck, 1601 ...

An Iznik pottery tile Turkey, 16th Century of irregular form, the white ground decorated in cobalt-blue and turquoise with a central rosette issu...

A large Iznik pottery dish Turkey, late 16th Century of deep rounded form with everted rim on a short foot, the white ground decorated in raised-...

An Ottoman gilt-copper ( tombak ) incense burner Turkey, 17th Century of ovoid form with hinged cover, supported on a waisted stem with raised ba...

An Ottoman silk lampas and gold thread panel ( khema ) Turkey, 17th Century brocaded in green, ivory and gilt thread on a blue ground with eight...

A Greek Islands silk-embroidered linen panel Possibly Crete, 18th Century of rectangular form, the natural linen ground embroidered in polychrome...

A set of Ottoman coral and gold prayer beads ( tasbih ) Turkey or Europe for the Ottoman Market, 19th Century comprising ninety-nine red coral be...

Five Ottoman niello silver-gilt cases Turkey, period of Sultan Abdulhamid II (1876-1909) and Mehmed V (1909-1918) each of rectangular form, vario...

A three-section folding wood mashrabiyya screen with enamelled copper panels Syria, probably Damascus, 19th Century inlaid with mother of pearl...

AN OTTOMAN HORN-HILTED STEEL SWORD ( SHAMSHIR ) TURKEY, LATE 18TH/ EARLY 19TH CENTURY the single-edged curved steel blade of tapering form decor...

A scene depicting a ruler overseeing the execution of an offender Mughal, circa 1600 gouache and gold on paper, erased text panel at lower right,...

Prince Sulayman Shikuh in conversation with a scholar Mughal, attributed to Chitarman, circa 1655 gouache and gold on paper, Persian inscription,...

Two courtesans, one holding a wine cup and flask Mughal, circa 1760 gouache and gold on paper, gold-decorated floral border, orange border (trimm...

A man seated on a terrace smoking a hookah Mughal, 18th Century gouache and gold on paper, narrow gold border 180 x 115 mm. Footnotes: Prov...

The Emperor Akbar in durbar with noblemen and attendants Delhi, late 19th Century gouache and gold on paper, Persian identifying inscriptions on ...

A prince seated on a dais at night with female attendants Mughal, 18th Century gouache and gold on paper, laid down on a large album page with gi...

The Muslim saint, Rabi'ah Basri, fed by angels in the wilderness Mughal, late 18th Century gouache and gold on paper, laid down on an album page ...

The Mughal Emperor Farrukhsiyar (reg. 1713-19) standing, holding a flower Jaipur, late 18th Century gouache and gold on paper, pink floral inner ...

Todi ragini : a maiden carrying a vina standing in a landscape with a deer Provincial Mughal, 18th Century gouache and gold on paper, laid down...

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