• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 469

    TWO MOROCCAN CALLIGRAPHIC TILE PANELS
    NORTH AFRICA, 20TH CNETURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO MOROCCAN CALLIGRAPHIC TILE PANELS
    NORTH AFRICA, 20TH CNETURY
    One composed of 24 tiles with an inscription in black kufic, the other with 22 tiles forming an inscription in black naskh, both reserved against a cream ground with a design of scrolling foliate arabesques, and a further four Damascus tiles
    4 x 4 in. (10 x 10 cm.) (46)


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    The inscription one the kufic tile panel is Qur'an CXII, Sura al-Ikhlas. The inscription on the naskh panel is a ghazal.

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