• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 250

    AN OVAL TILE WITH CALLIGRAPHY, SAFAVID IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN OVAL TILE WITH CALLIGRAPHY, SAFAVID IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Of oval form with smooth edges, central white calligraphic script on a cobalt blue ground, turquoise border, glazed with chips and glaze loss as tile is pieced together, script reads Nasr Min Allah wa Fath Qarib (help from God and victory near at hand) - 13¾ x 9¾in. (33·6 x 24·8cm)


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