London, South Kensington
27 April 2012
AN ILKHANID COBALT-BLUE, TURQUOISE AND LUSTRE MOULDED POTTERY TILE
IRAN, LATE 13TH/EARLY 14TH CENTURY
Of rectangular form, the main field moulded with a frieze of a chasing dog and horned gazelle, a bird flies above them, dense foliage behind on a ground of tight lustre scrolls, a border above of stylised kufic script divided by palmettes, narrow lower border of chequered motif filled with small scrolls, repaired breaks, lustre well preserved
11 5/8 x 9in. (29.5 x 25cm.)
European private collection since 1920s.
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