30 April 2004,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 10,158
GBP 600 - GBP 800
Four Kashan lustre and cobalt-blue star tiles, central Iran, 15th century
each with the field divided by lines into panels each filled with lustre fish-scale, geometric or floral motifs, framed together -- 14½in. (36.8cm.) wide overall. (4)
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four similar tiles are in the Ashmolean museum, Oxford, one of which is signed by Diya al-Din b. Sayyid Sharaf al-Din Husain al-Husaini.
(Watson, O: Persian Lustre Ware, London, 1985, pl.127, p.158).
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