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    Sale 7715

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    31 March 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 131

    A DAMASCUS POTTERY TILE PANEL

    SYRIA, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DAMASCUS POTTERY TILE PANEL
    SYRIA, 17TH CENTURY
    Comprising eight tiles, the white ground with bold black inscription with the bismallah, the interstices of the rounded letters filled with turquoise, the text on a ground of scrolling turquoise vine with cobalt flowerheads and leaves, the text within a panel outlined in black, tiles slightly cut down, one corner lacking, repaired breaks
    19¾ x 39½in. (50.3 x 100.4cm.)


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    Saleroom Notice

    This lot is late Mamluk and dates from the second half of the fifteenth century, and not as stated in the catalogue.


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