A LARGE MOULDED QAJAR POTTERY TILE
A LARGE MOULDED QAJAR POTTERY TILE
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A LARGE MOULDED QAJAR POTTERY TILE

IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

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A LARGE MOULDED QAJAR POTTERY TILE
IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
Depicting Khusraw riding with an attendant and coming across Shirin bathing, in a stylised landscape with an extensive palace in the background, the border with meandering vine and birds, repaired break, framed
15 1/8 x 20in. (38.2 x 50.8cm.)
Provenance
French private collection, since the 1910s, by descent to previous owner
Sale room notice
The USA prohibits the purchase by US persons of Iranian-origin “works of conventional craftsmanship” such as carpets, textiles, decorative objects, and scientific instruments. The US sanctions apply to US persons regardless of the location of the transaction or the shipping intentions of the US person. For this reason, Christie’s will not accept bids by US persons on this lot. Non-US persons wishing to import this lot into the USA are advised that they will need to apply for an OFAC licence and that this can take many months to be granted.

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