07 mai 2014

A calligraphic 'Dome of the Rock' pottery tile, Damascus or Jerusalem, mid-16th century

A calligraphic 'Dome of the Rock' pottery tile, Damascus or Jerusalem, mid-16th century. Photo Sotheby's. of square form, the white calligraphic letters with black outlines on a cobalt blue ground with turquoise foliate scrolls; 24.7 by 24.1cm. Estimation 5,000 — 8,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 22,500 GBP Provenance: Acquired by Reginald Poland, Former Director, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1961 PROPERTY FROM THE HIGH MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT FUTURE ACQUISITIONS Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London | 09 avr.... [Lire la suite]