108
108
A long Timurid cut tile mosaic calligraphic panel, Central Asia or Persia, 14th/15th century
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 175,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
108
A long Timurid cut tile mosaic calligraphic panel, Central Asia or Persia, 14th/15th century
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 175,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A long Timurid cut tile mosaic calligraphic panel, Central Asia or Persia, 14th/15th century
the long rectangular panel composed of polychrome fritware including white, shades of blue and turquoise, featuring a calligraphic inscription within a scrolling foliate ground
131.8 by 22 by 5cm.
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Provenance

Ex-collection Mnavzagan Pridonoff (d.1937), Tiblisi and Paris.
These tiles are named on the inventory of the previous owner’s mother on her wedding contract dated 28 July 1944 (first work to be itemised).
Rediscovered by the previous owner in his mother’s home, France, 1973.

Catalogue Note

inscriptions

Qur’an, chapter XVII (al-Isra’), part of verse 78 and the beginning of verse 79.

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