• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 252

    A DAMASCUS POTTERY TILE

    OTTOMAN SYRIA, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DAMASCUS POTTERY TILE
    OTTOMAN SYRIA, 17TH CENTURY
    Of square form, with a circular medallion with a vine and a large bunch of grapes in the centre on cobalt-blue ground, a tulip and other elements of foliage around, with two half medallions with floral sprays on sage green ground, framed by a turquoise blue band with feathery borders and floral sprays, two corners restored otherwise intact, in wooden frame
    10½in. (26.8cm.) square


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    Provenance

    French private collection, since 1895