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A staff member holds a Safavid pottery dish depicting a lion, made in Persia in 17th century (est. £8,000-12,000) in front of a rare Maghribi gilt-metal thread embroidered curtain, made in North Africa in 17th century (est. £50,000-70,000) during the preview of Middle Eastern Art Week at Sotheby's in London, ahead of their sale by auction on 22 and 23 October. PA Photo. Picture date: Friday October 18, 2019. Highlights of the sale will include a sumptuous leaf from the mythic 9th/10th century blue & gold Qu'ran, a dynamic painting of a great Indian epic wedding procession, jewellery including

A staff member holds a Safavid pottery dish depicting a lion, made in Persia in 17th century (est. £8,000-12,000) in front of a rare Maghribi gilt-metal thread embroidered curtain, made in North Africa in 17th century (est. £50,000-70,000) during the preview of Middle Eastern Art Week at Sotheby's in London, ahead of their sale by auction on 22 and 23 October. PA Photo. Picture date: Friday October 18, 2019. Highlights of the sale will include a sumptuous leaf from the mythic 9th/10th century blue & gold Qu'ran, a dynamic painting of a great Indian epic wedding procession, jewellery including Stock Photo
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PA Images / Alamy Stock Photo

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2A5638F

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23.4 MB (1.2 MB Compressed download)

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2333 x 3500 px | 19.8 x 29.6 cm | 7.8 x 11.7 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

18 October 2019

Photographer:

Victoria Jones

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A staff member holds a Safavid pottery dish depicting a lion, made in Persia in 17th century (est. £8, 000-12, 000) in front of a rare Maghribi gilt-metal thread embroidered curtain, made in North Africa in 17th century (est. £50, 000-70, 000) during the preview of Middle Eastern Art Week at Sotheby's in London, ahead of their sale by auction on 22 and 23 October. PA Photo. Picture date: Friday October 18, 2019. Highlights of the sale will include a sumptuous leaf from the mythic 9th/10th century blue & gold Qu'ran, a dynamic painting of a great Indian epic wedding procession, jewellery including a talismanic Mughal emerald crystal weighing 363.9 carats, and paintings and sculpture by pioneering artists including Monir Farmanfarmaian, Mahmoud Said, Fahrelnissa Zeid, Etel Adnan and Bahman Mohasses. Photo credit should read: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

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