An Iranian Lajvardina fritware tile with a hunting scene, 2nd half 13th century

Lot 5032. An Iranian Lajvardina fritware tile with a hunting scene, 2nd half 13th century. H 19.4, W 19 cm. Estimated price €3.000 - €4.000. Result: 3.224. Courtesy Lempertz.

Cobalt blue glaze, red and white overglaze decor, traces of gilding. Modelled tile with relief decor depicting a horseman amid foliate ornaments and birds in flight, presumably part of a fries. Restored and glued over breakages, the surface partially matte and with sintering.

ProvenanceFormerly the Kelekian Collection. 

LiteratureCf. Porter, Islamic tiles, London 1995, p. 40 f., no. 29.

Lempertz. Asian Art II China, Tibetan/Nepalese Art, 18.06.2017, 10:30, Brussels