• 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 31

    A KASHAN MOULDED LUSTRE POTTERY TILE

    IRAN, LATE 13TH/EARLY 14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A KASHAN MOULDED LUSTRE POTTERY TILE
    IRAN, LATE 13TH/EARLY 14TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, the moulded inscription heightened with cobalt blue glaze, with tendrils and palmettes reserved against gold lustre ground, one repaired break
    13¾ x 7½in. (34.8 x 19.1cm.)


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    The inscription is from Qur'an II, sura al-baqara, v. 285, and reads min rabbihi wa al-mu'minun (from his Lord and [so have] the believers)

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    Formely private German collection , formed in the 1970s