A LARGE QAJAR CIRCULAR POLYCHROME POTTERY TILE PANEL, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY
depicting a courtly leisure scene with prince and attendants surrounded by fruit under a clear glaze with square pseudo-Kufic border
Intact, mounted to reverse with two wooden bands, one with metal hook for hanging, craquelure to glaze, small chip near shoulder of prince, minor repair near coat of lower-right hand courtier, edges with some abrasion and minor surface hairline cracks, as viewed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
A pair of Qajar tureens depicting an almost identical scene was sold in these rooms, 9 April 2008, lot 223.