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Christie’s, Spring 2018

Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets

April 26, 2018
Thursday from 10.30am

Christie's, 8 King Street, St James's, London


Christie’s sale of Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds showcases treasures from across the region, ranging from paintings and metalwork to textiles and manuscripts. Highlights include a group of Mamluk tiles, a rare Fatimid gold bracelet and an important late Ottoman Qur’an by the master calligrapher Yahya Hilmi. The sale will also feature a number of exceptional Oriental carpets, led by a magnificent 17th century Safavid gallery carpet and the iconic 17th century Barbieri ‘Compartment and Tree’ Khorasan carpet, formerly in the Orient Stars collection.

Beautiful works of art, textiles, ceramics and more, including the Lockwood de Forest collection of rare Mamluk tiles (lots 16–30) Lockwood de Forest (1850–1932) was an American artist and interior designer.

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