Lot 185. Four Damascus calligraphic pottery tiles, Syria, 18th century; each: 22.6 by 22.6cm. Estimate £5,000 - £7,000. © Sotheby's.
each tile of square form decorated under the glaze in white, cobalt, turquoise and manganese with a thuluthinscription and ﬂoral rosettes on blue ground, repaired breaks. Quantité: 4.
Provenance: Sold in these rooms, 10 October 1991, lots 378/4.
Ex-collection Henry Myron Blackmer II (1923-1988), Athens, the majority of whose Islamic tiles were sold in these rooms, 25 April 1991, lots 899-945.
Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 24 oct. 2018, 10:30 AM