• 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 148

    A LARGE QAJAR MOULDED POTTERY TILE

    TEHRAN, IRAN, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE QAJAR MOULDED POTTERY TILE
    TEHRAN, IRAN, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Moulded and painted in polychrome over a white ground, the cobalt-blue field with a scene depicting Khosrow riding with attendants and coming across a bathing Shirin, in stylised landscape with buildings on the horizon, within polychrome rosette and leaf border, chips, repaired breaks
    15 x 20 7/8in. (38.3 x 53cm.)


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