Travel the Middle East with Select Works from the L.A. Mayer Museum


Take a tour through the ages across the Middle East with Sotheby’s upcoming sale Select Works from the L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art (London | 27 October). In this latest video, learn about the history of the museum and how the collection was expertly curated by one of the towering figures of Islamic art in 20th century, Professor Richard Ettinghausen. Discover how the selection offered by Sotheby’s reflects Ettinghausen’s expertise, with highlights to include a 15th century silver-inlaid turban helmet and an early Iznik pottery hanging ornament dating back to the late 1400s. Click here to watch more Sotheby’s videos.

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