• 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 250

    A DAMASCUS TILE PANEL

    OTTOMAN SYRIA, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A DAMASCUS TILE PANEL
    OTTOMAN SYRIA, 17TH CENTURY
    Comprising two consecutive tiles from a longer inscription in black thuluth on white ground decorated with palmettes, framed to the right and below by a band of interlocking palmettes, a cobalt-blue band above, the inscription reading jaddada hadha al-makan al-mubarak al-tah... (this blessed place has been renovated...), small chips, intact
    Panel 9 7/8 x 20in. (25 x 50.8cm.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the Lockwood de Forest Collection