London, South Kensington
30 April 2004
A composite Kashan luster and cobalt blue octagonal pottery tile, central Iran, 13th century
depicting two seated figures on a floral ground, in a border of naskh inscription -- 8in. (20.5cm.) across.
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The inscription comprises parts of a Persian quatrain (the lower part), together with pieces from other tiles and over painting.
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