• 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 68

    A TIMURID CARVED POTTERY SQUINCH TILE

    FROM THE SHAH-I ZINDA, SAMARKAND, CENTRAL ASIA, LATE 14TH/EARLY 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TIMURID CARVED POTTERY SQUINCH TILE
    FROM THE SHAH-I ZINDA, SAMARKAND, CENTRAL ASIA, LATE 14TH/EARLY 15TH CENTURY
    The decoration with white glazed scrolling tendrils linking lotus flowerheads over cobalt-blue ground, the spandrels with turquoise blue glaze, intact
    11¾ x 7in. (30 x 17.5cm.)


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    Provenance

    UK collection since the 1950s, thence by descent