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An Ayyubid or early Mamluk silver-inlaid cast brass bottle vase, Mosul or Syria, mid-13th century | Sotheby's

An Ayyubid or early Mamluk silver-inlaid cast brass bottle vase, Mosul or Syria…

#187. Folio from a Qur'an. Arabia, North Africa, or Near East. Abbasid. c. 8th-9th century CE. Ink, color, and gold on parchment.

Folio from a Qur'an. Arabia, North Africa, or Near East. Ink, color, and gold on parchment.

"Islamic Calligraphy": The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v. 50, no. 1 (Summer, 1992) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art. FREE DOWNLOAD of pdf.

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Pyxis of al-Mughira, possibly from Madinat al-Zahra, AH 357/ 968 CE, carved ivory with traces of jade, 16cm x 11.8 cm (Musée du Louvre, Paris)

Pyxis of al-Mughira Subject Art, Islamic Ivory carving -- century -- Spain -- Cordoba (Spain) People Inscriptions Calligraphy Category Ivory Carving Date 969 Period Century City Cordoba Country Spain View Detail Museum Musee du Louvre

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