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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 74

    A SMALL KASHAN TURQUOISE GLAZED MOULDED TILE

    CENTRAL IRAN, 13TH CENTURY

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    A SMALL KASHAN TURQUOISE GLAZED MOULDED TILE
    CENTRAL IRAN, 13TH CENTURY
    The square tile with thick turquoise glaze and divided into two registers, the lower with a moulded cobalt bold naskh inscription, the upper with lightly moulded chasing animals on foliate ground, intact
    7 x 6 7/8in. (18 x 17.6cm.)


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    The inscription on this tile is part of a date, reading: Muharram sana thala.. (Muharram, the year .......3).

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