• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 371

    A LARGE QUANTITY OF ISLAMIC POTTERY SHERDS, MAINLY EGYPT AND SYRIA AND IRAN, 12TH-16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE QUANTITY OF ISLAMIC POTTERY SHERDS, MAINLY EGYPT AND SYRIA AND IRAN, 12TH-16TH CENTURY
    Largely comprised of blue-and-white Damascus ware wasters, with several lustre pieces, including a Hispano-Moresque piece with the remains of Roman numerals, Ayyubid and Mamluk incised buffware, some with heraldic blazons, fine Sultanabad ware fragments, a large Timurid blue-and-white fragment - approx. 100 sherds


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    Provenance

    Joseph Cassar (1919-2009) former British Vice-Consul in Alexandria