ISLAMIC

& INDIAN ART

Our Islamic & Indian Art auctions feature an exciting and varied selection of artworks dating from the 7th century to the first half of the 20th century and covering a broad geographic area from the Mediterranean shores through to Southeast Asia and China. Our sales offer works on paper such as manuscripts, paintings and drawings, as well as works of conventional craftsmanship such as ceramics, textiles, arms & armour, glass, jewellery, metalwork and lacquer items.

 

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MEET THE SPECIALISTS

Ghislaine Howard

Department Coordinator

“The arts of Islam and India cast a spell on me a long time ago, and my last ten years have been an adventurous Grand Tour of the study, research, and appreciation of all the different artistic media and crafts these lands mastered through the centuries. In our auctions, we aim to bring a piece of that knowledge and history into your homes and collections thanks to carefully selected, fairly estimated and well-researched lots.”

 

Beatrice Campi, Head of Islamic & Indian Art

UPCOMING AUCTIONS

 

 
2022 AUCTION CALENDAR

Explore the 2022 auction calendar featuring our specialist sales of Islamic & Indian Art.  

 

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EXPERT EYE

 

 
A JOURNEY FROM EAST TO WEST

Explore sale highlights from our October Islamic & Indian Art auction. 

 

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AUCTION RESULTS

 

Sold for £13,750 incl. Buyer's Premium

An engraved steel shaffron (horse's head defense) with the Basmala. Ottoman Turkey or Antolia, 16th century

 

 

Sold for £11,875 incl. Buyer's Premium

A lacquered papier-mache pen case (Qalamdan) with the Kings of Iran. Qajar Iran, dated Rajab 1320 AH (1902) and signed Abdul Hossein Sani' Humayun 

 

 Sold for £20,000 incl. Buyer's Premium

An illustrated erotic manuscript: The Book of Alfieh and Sharduyeh. Iran, dated Saturday the end of Rajab 1222 AH (October 1807)

 

BUYING & SELLING

Head of Department Beatrice Campi brings passion to the subject of Islamic and Indian Art  which is reflected in her academic background, linguistic skills and extensive travel to the area. She offers a personal and approachable service for collectors, first-time buyers, sellers and institutions.

 

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