14 août 2019

A Timurid moulded pottery tile panel, Central Asia, late 14th-early 15th century

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Lot 97. A Timurid moulded pottery tile panel, Central Asia, late 14th-early 15th century; 15¼ x 11in. (38.7 x 28cm.) at largest. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013

Of rectangular form painted in cobalt-blue, turquoise and white, the surface moulded with a central eight-pointed star containing a central rosette and four further minor rosettes on a ground of scrolling arabesque, surrounded by bands of quatrefoils, fragments of a further outer border of scrolling vine with cusped foliage with cobalt-blue and turquoise borders, small area of restoration.

ProvenanceFrom the collection of Fernand Adda, thence by descent,
From where purchased in 1990s.

Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, London, 25 April 2013


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