Sotheby's auction April 2014

Rare arts from the Islamic World including a map of nineteenth century Mecca and an Ottoman metal-thread curtain are to be auctioned. Sotheby’s Arts of the Islamic World sale [on April 9th, 2014] will bring to the market an exquisite selection of paintings, manuscripts, textiles, ceramics, weaponry and rugs. Spanning over 1000 years, these objects offer a remarkable testimony to the astonishing scope of artistic production in the lands under Islamic patronage from Spain to China.

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