Islamic Art

Overview

Sotheby’s Middle East Art Department offers a range of traditional arts from the Middle East and wider region. Our two annual Arts of the Islamic World sales feature a spectrum of manuscripts in Arabic, Persian and Turkish as well as miniatures, paintings, ceramics, metalwork, arms and armour, glass, jewellery and other decorative objects.

Our international team is based in London and includes six highly experienced specialists who work in collaboration with Sotheby’s experts in New York, Paris, Doha, Brussels, Luxembourg, Cologne and throughout the Middle East.

Two sales of traditional Islamic Arts are held in London during April and October.

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Consignments

If you wish to enquire about the possibility of offering a work in one of Sotheby's Islamic Art sales, please click here.

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+44 (0)20 7293 5755

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Contacts

  • Islamic Art
    Edward Gibbs
    Chairman | Head of Department, Middle East and India
    London
  • Islamic Art
    Benedict Carter
    Director | Head of Auction Sales, Middle East
    London
  • Islamic Art
    Roxane Zand
    Senior Director | Deputy Chairman, Middle East and Gulf Region
    London
  • Contemporary Arab, Iranian & Turkish Art
    Elif Bayoglu
    Consultant
    Istanbul
  • Islamic Art
    Alexandra Yasmina Roy
    Deputy Director | Specialist
    London
  • Contemporary Arab, Iranian & Turkish Art
    Ashkan Baghestani
    Director | Head of Sale
    London
  • Contemporary Arab, Iranian & Turkish Art
    Mai Eldib
    Consultant
    Cairo
  • Islamic Art
    Chiara de Nicolais
    Cataloguer
    London
  • Contemporary Arab, Iranian & Turkish Art
    Oya Delahaye
    Director | Head of Office
    Istanbul
    oya.delahaye@sothebys.com
    +90 212 373 96 44
  • Noha Hussein
    Office Manager
    Dubai
    noha.hussein@sothebys.com
    +44 207 293 5850
  • Katia Nounou
    Director | Head of Office
    Dubai
    dubai@sothebys.com
  • Yasmeen Gailani
    Administrator
    Dubai
    yasmeen.gailani@sothebys.com
  • Islamic Art
    Aryana Khan
    Client Developer, MENA Region
    London
    aryana.khan@sothebys.com
    +44 0207 293 5826
  • Islamic Art
    Astrid Chater
    PA | Department Assistant
    London
    astrid.chater@sothebys.com
    020 7293 5379

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