27 April 2004
A KASHAN LUSTRE AND COBALT BLUE MOULDED INSCRIPTION TILE
CENTRAL IRAN, EARLY 14TH CENTURY
The rich brown lustre ground with dense scrolling leaves in reserve springing from spiralling turquoise tendrils around a raised blue thuluth inscription,slight chips to corners, intact
8 x 14in. (20 x 35.5cm.)
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The inscription is taken from the Qu'ran, sura al ma'ida (v), parts of v.60.
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