London, South Kensington
30 April 2004
A KASHAN LUSTRE AND COBALT-BLUE GLAZED MOULDED POTTERY TILE, CENTRAL IRAN, LATE 13TH OR EARLY 14TH CENTURY
of rectangular form, probably from the upper edge of a box or cenotaph, the lustre ground with floral designs highlighted in turquoise around the raised naskh inscription, the upper edge with lustre scrolls -- 15.8 x 19.7cm.
Sotheby's London, 12 April 1976, lot 100
The inscription includes the last letters of the basmala and the begining of sura yasin (XXXVI).
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