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A monumental Hispano-Moresque pottery 'Alhambra-style' vase, Spain, late 19th century
of tall baluster form, carved in relief with split-palmette and foliate decoration, orange, blue and cream glazes, gold borders, inscriptions to handles, a roundel on each side featuring a coat of arms and 'Y' surmounted by a crown, on wooden base
84.5cm. height
40cm. approx. diam.
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Catalogue Note

inscriptions

Repetition of: la ghalib illa allah
'There is no Conqueror but God' (The Nasrid motto)

The monogram on the vase may be that of Queen Isabella II of Spain (r.1833-68). 

Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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