A 'THE ROCK' POTTERY TILE, JERUSALEM, MID-16TH CENTURY
A 'THE ROCK' POTTERY TILE, JERUSALEM, MID-16TH CENTURY
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A 'THE ROCK' POTTERY TILE, JERUSALEM, MID-16TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

A 'THE ROCK' POTTERY TILE, JERUSALEM, MID-16TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

A 'THE ROCK' POTTERY TILE, JERUSALEM, MID-16TH CENTURY


of square form, decorated in cobalt blue with black outlines on a white ground with a stylised split-palmette and lotus motif under a transparent glaze


19.6cm. square


Condition Report

Intact, the edges with three larger chips and two smaller, abrasion, pitting to surface, some discoloration and abrasion to surface and scratches, 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."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Christie's, 23 November 1984, lot 492.

Arts of the Islamic World
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