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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 216

    A GROUP OF SPANISH CUERDA SECA TILES, SEVILLE, SPAIN, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF SPANISH CUERDA SECA TILES, SEVILLE, SPAIN, 16TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular and square form, comprising a group of four decorated in blue, black and brown radiating star design, another group of four decorated in green and brown with cross formed of green bulbs, brown trefoil designs in the interstices, a pair forming a interlacing geometric star with surrounding circular band of yellow and blue leaves and a further pair - (12) (12)


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    For further examples of this and the subsequent four lots see Sotheby's 9 April 2008, lots 185, 186, 187, 188. For further reading see Ray, Spanish Pottery 1248-1898: With a Catalogue of the Collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum, 2000, p. 328, 334, 365, 368

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