Browse Lots

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
A KASHAN LUSTRE, COBALT-BLUE AND TURQUOISE MOULDED TILE FRAGMENT
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VA… Read more
A KASHAN LUSTRE, COBALT-BLUE AND TURQUOISE MOULDED TILE FRAGMENT

CENTRAL IRAN, LATE 13TH CENTURY

Details
A KASHAN LUSTRE, COBALT-BLUE AND TURQUOISE MOULDED TILE FRAGMENT
CENTRAL IRAN, LATE 13TH CENTURY
Comprising the lower left corner of the inner section of a large or medium mihrab, the lustre ground with fine scrolling motifs around a raised leafy tendril with turquoise leaves, a vertical band of kufic to one side, a stepped panel below with band of naskh, part of a pillar to the left with interlaced blue and turquoise arabesques on a scrolling lustre ground between chevron stripes
11¼ x 7½in. (28.5 x 19.5cm.)
Special Notice

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis

Lot Essay

The cursive inscription is from the Qu'ran, surat al-a'raf (vii) parts of v.205. The kufic inscription is also taken from the Qu'ran, surat al-baqara (ii), parts of v.137.
;

More from Islamic Art & Manuscripts Including Property from The

View All
View All