Wooden Turkish Sufi emblem, eighteenth to nineteenth century; based on the Arabic word ash-shafi ('the Healer'), one of Allah's names. (The David Collection)

"The Healer".Wooden Turkish Sufi emblem, eighteenth to nineteenth century; based on the Arabic word ash-shafi ('the Healer'), one of Allah's names. (The David Collection)

A CALLIGRAPHIC PIERCED-STEEL HAND OF FATIMA, PERSIA, QAJAR, CIRCA 1800

Persian Antique / a calligraphic pierced-steel hand of fatima, persia, qajar, circa 1800

Deniz Tunç › Sanjak Alem; Copper,silver leaf, plexy foot

Turkish sculptures in copper, silver leaf, plexy foot: Deniz Tunç & Sanjac Alem

A PARCEL GILT CALLIGRAPHIC PROCESSIONAL STANDARD ('ALAM) - DECCAN, POSSIBLY BIDAR, 18TH CENTURY

A PARCEL GILT CALLIGRAPHIC PROCESSIONAL STANDARD ('ALAM) - DECCAN, POSSIBLY BIDAR, 18TH CENTURY

A SAFAVID CUT BUTCHER'S STEEL   IRAN, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY   The main panel of rectangular form with etched cusped cartouches of arabesques on either end, with knopped handle and hinged finial of delicate scrolling arabesques and dragon-head terminals  11in. (28cm.) long

A SAFAVID CUT BUTCHER'S STEEL / IRAN, LATE CENTURY / The main panel of rectangular form with etched cusped cartouches of arabesques on either end, with knopped handle and hinged finial of delicate scrolling arabesques and dragon-head terminals

A CUT-BRASS STANDARD ('ALAM) -  INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

A CUT-BRASS STANDARD ('ALAM) - INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

Standard ('Alam) Object Name: Standard Date: late 17th–early 18th century Geography: India, Deccan Culture: Islamic Medium: Brass Dimensions: H. 38 in. (96.5 cm) W. 12 in. (30.5 cm) Classification: Metal Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of Islamic Art Gifts, 2013

Standard ('Alam) Object Name: Standard Date: late century Geography: India, Deccan Culture: Islamic Medium: Brass Dimensions: H. cm) Classification: Metal Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of Islamic Art Gifts, 2013

18th century, gilt silver religious stand (alam) in the form of the Hand of Fatima

century, gilt silver religious stand (alam) in the form of the Hand of Fatima. From the Deccan Region

A steel standard (or 'alam) dating from the first half of the 17th century. These objects, carried in Shi'i religious processions, evolved from battle standards

In pictures: The British Museum's Shah Abbas exhibition

Steel ‘Alam, Iran, first half of the century. The standards carried in Shi’ite religious processions, called ‘alams, originated in battle standards where they indicated the presence of the ruler. From the Qum section. © The Trustees of the British Museum.

Terminal of a Standard Author: Country: Turkey Collection: Arms and Armour Date: Late 17th - early 18th century Technique: chased, chiselled out, rivetted and gilded

Terminal of a Standard Author: Country: Turkey Collection: Arms and Armour Date: Late - early century Technique: chased, chiselled out, rivetted and gilded

Steel standard (alam), with openwork decoration Iran; late 17th-early 18th century Total H: 378.5 cm

Steel standard (alam), with openwork decoration Iran; late century Total H: cm

Alam (processional standard) for a Shi'i religious parade, made of gilded and openwork brass; with Arabic inscriptions.

'Alam (processional standard) for a Shi'i religious parade, made of gilded and openwork brass; with Arabic inscriptions.

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