1 May 2001
A TILE PANEL
Ottoman Syria, late 16th century
Composed of six tiles, with a central blue vase with white cintamani lips, the vase issuing flowers and surrounded by floral sprays, within a border of typical Iznik design, wooden frame, one tile a later replacement, areas of damage
24½ x 16½in. (62 x 41cm.)
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A similar panel is in the Arab Hall at Leighton House. (Friedmann, J.: Inside London, New York, 1988, p. 67).
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