A PAIR OF SAFAVID CUERDA SECA TILES DEPICTING SHIRIN, PERSIA, 17TH CENTURY
each of square form decorated in the cuerda seca technique with cobalt blue, yellow, green, turquoise, manganese purple and mustard with a figure of Shirin on horseback
23.5cm. square; 24 by 23.7cm.
Minor chips to extremities and edges with minor overpainting in some sections, abrasions and pitting to surface, 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."