Virtual tour: Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets

A 360-degree view of our upcoming auction, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, featuring a Hijazi Qur’an folio and a rare Cairene prayer rug

Take a closer look at a selection of rare objects, paintings and manuscripts from across the Islamic and Indian worlds. Highlights include an impressive group of inlaid metalwork, a Hijazi Qur’an folio and a previously unrecorded royal painting by the Qajar court artist, Yahya Ghaffari. Our Oriental Rugs and Carpets section features a number of fascinating early examples, led by a Cairene prayer rug and a richly coloured Medallion Ushak carpet – all to be offered on 28 October in London.