16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
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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