• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 244

    A LARGE QAJAR CUERDA SECA POTTERY TILE, SIGNED BY SAYYID, DATED 1322AH/1904-5AD

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    A LARGE QAJAR CUERDA SECA POTTERY TILE, SIGNED BY SAYYID, DATED 1322AH/1904-5AD
    Decorated with large sailing ship, green robed figure to centre, figures below in water, a band of inscription above and to either side God, exalted be His Might and Be Glorified said: The authority 'Ali ibn Talib is my fortification Thus, whoever enters my fortification will be protected from my punishment"; and My Household is comparable to Noah's Ark, whoever enters it will be rescued and whoever disobeys will be drowned"; and below Sayyid [13]22AH/1904-5AD, framed - tile 20 x 20in (51 x 51cm)


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