A large Iznik calligraphic pottery Tile, Turkey, dated 1600
Lot 272
An important Iznik calligraphic pottery Tile Turkey, dated AH 1007/ AD 1598-9
Sold for £72,000 (US$ 120,904) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An important Iznik calligraphic pottery Tile
Turkey, dated AH 1007/ AD 1598-9
rectangular, decorated in cobalt-blue, turquoise, raised-red and green on a white ground, the central field comprising three cartouches filled with blue thuluth inscription, the bottom line with a floral arabesque medallion at each end, the interspaces filled with arabesques, all within an acanthus border
39 x 67 cm.

Footnotes

  • The inscription reads: "This mosque was built, asking for God's Blessing and seeking His Mercy/ Al-Hajj Mustafa bin Mohammed, better known as Kamashali-Zadeh/ Date Sanat AH 1007/ AD 1598-9".

Saleroom notices

  • Note on provenance: Beurdelay Gallery, Paris, 1967; previously in a private French collection of Oriental art.
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