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Two Timurid cut tile mosaic calligraphic panels, Central Asia or Persia, 14th/15th century
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 187,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
110
Two Timurid cut tile mosaic calligraphic panels, Central Asia or Persia, 14th/15th century
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 187,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Two Timurid cut tile mosaic calligraphic panels, Central Asia or Persia, 14th/15th century
comprising two rectangular panels composed of polychrome fritware including white, shades of blue and turquoise, each with a calligraphic inscription within a scrolling foliate ground
Quantity: 2
22.1 by 64.5cm. and 21.5 by 66.5cm.  
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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

One panel: Qur’an, chapter XVII (al-Isra’), part of verse 82.
Other panel: Qur’an, chapter XVII (al-Isra’), part of verse 80.

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