A GROUP OF THREE MAMLUK HEXAGONAL POTTERY TILES
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A GROUP OF THREE MAMLUK HEXAGONAL POTTERY TILES

DAMASCUS, SYRIA, CIRCA 1420-50

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A GROUP OF THREE MAMLUK HEXAGONAL POTTERY TILES
DAMASCUS, SYRIA, CIRCA 1420-50
The white ground of each painted in cobalt-blue, two with a single ewer and one tile with two confronted ewers
Largest 7 ½in. (19cm.) across
Provenance
Lockwood de Forest, late 19th century, and thence by descent to the present owner
Special notice
These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.

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Lot Essay

For a short discussion on tiles decorated with ewers, see lot 17 and lot 21.

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