European Best Pictures Of The Day - January 7, 2013


Maria Baskhanova of Bonham's holds an eleventh to twelfth century... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Bestof,Bestpix,Edinburgh - Scotland,Figurine,Horizontal,Human Interest,Scotland,Topics,Topix,UKPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesEDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - JANUARY 07: Maria Baskhanova of Bonham's holds an eleventh to twelfth century Figurine of a Recumbent Dog at an Islamic Art Exhibition at Bonham's on January 7, 2013 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The private collection of Islamic Art is due to be exhibited from January 8 - 13th at Bonham's in Edinburgh. This collection has never been seen in public before and is Scotland's largest private and internationally important collection of Islamic art including over 650 items from pre-Islamic and Islamic culture. Primarily featuring objects from the Land of Timur, Central Asia; those on display are ancient ceramics, bronzes, books, goblets, glass, furniture, paintings, textiles and coins. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)