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Lot 200. A group of six large calligraphic pottery tiles, Safavid Iran, 17th century; 15 x 15 5/8in. (38 x 34.8cm.). Estimate GBP GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. 

Each of rectangular form with a double line of inscription in white thuluth reserved against cobalt-blue ground, repaired breaks and minor repainting.

Provenance: Canadian Collection, circa 1998.

Note: A group of eight tiles from the same original frieze were sold in these Rooms, 13 April 2010, lot 106.

Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, London, 5 October 2010