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TWO ILKHANID COBALT AND LUSTRE STAR TILES
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TWO ILKHANID COBALT AND LUSTRE STAR TILES

IRAN, 14TH CENTURY

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TWO ILKHANID COBALT AND LUSTRE STAR TILES
IRAN, 14TH CENTURY
One with central deep brown lustre painted panel depicting a spotted howling hound amongst floral sprays, in a border of cursory inscription on a cobalt-blue ground between plain stripes, the other with a central pale lustre panel depicting a man in his tent within a similar inscription border, both intact
8 3/8in. (21.3cm.) across (2)
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The tile with a central hound has border inscriptions comprising two benedictory couplets in Persian
The other tile has, above the tent, a part of a benedictory Persian couplet, and, in the margins, verses from the Shahnama.
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