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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 195

    A TEHRAN MOULDED POLYCHROME POTTERY TILE

    NORTH IRAN, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A TEHRAN MOULDED POLYCHROME POTTERY TILE
    NORTH IRAN, CIRCA 1880
    Depicting an interior with a number of seated figures, vases and vessels around two central figures, probably representing Sheikh Sanaan and the Christian maiden who is offering him a glass of wine, a landscape visible behind, in a white border with meandering fruiting vine, intact, excellent colours and glaze, minimal corner chip
    16¼ x 19 7/8in. (41 x 50.5cm.)


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