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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 195

    SIX STAR-SHAPED INSCRIPTION TILES AND NINE TURQUOISE TILES, GOLDEN HORDE, 14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    SIX STAR-SHAPED INSCRIPTION TILES AND NINE TURQUOISE TILES, GOLDEN HORDE, 14TH CENTURY
    The star tiles with six points, decorated with large inscription in cobalt blue on a white ground, the smaller tiles of diamond shape - star 6in (15.2cm) diameter (15)


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    A comparable script can be seen in the border of a tile in the Hermitage Museum attributed to the Golden Horde, 14th century published in Karmaroff and Carboni, The Legacy of Genghis Khan, New York, 2002, fig.28, p.31

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