London, South Kensington
30 April 2004
A composite large Kashan lustre star tile, central Iran, 13th Century
the field with three human figures seated amongst foliage, in a border of naskh inscriptions, composite from more than one original -- 12 7/8in. (32.6cm.) wide.
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inscriptions include parts from the Qu'ran and verses in Persian due to the composition nature of the tile.
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