• 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 151

    FIFTEEN QAJAR MOULDED POLYCHROME GLAZED POTTERY TILES

    TEHRAN, IRAN, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FIFTEEN QAJAR MOULDED POLYCHROME GLAZED POTTERY TILES
    TEHRAN, IRAN, CIRCA 1880
    Each decorated with blue, black, white and pale manganese under clear glaze with a central octagon composed of a band of floral scrolls and containing a flowerhead with emergent floral sprays framed by a similar star-shaped panel, the spandrels with further trailing foliage, the outer borders of the panel with arabesques between thin registers of dotted motifs, minor chipping
    Overall approx 52 x 32in. (132 x 82cm.) (15)


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