A Timurid cuerda seca hexagonal Tile Panel Samarkand, circa 1380
Lot 141W
A Timurid cuerda seca pottery Tile Panel Samarkand, Central Asia, circa 1380
Sold for £10,800 (US$ 18,445) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A Timurid cuerda seca pottery Tile Panel
Samarkand, Central Asia, circa 1380
together forming a rectangular panel decorated in lime-green, turquoise, cobalt-blue, red and white with interlocking dodecagons containing stars and floral motifs
46.5 x 83 cm.

Footnotes

  • Published:
    Michael Nelson, The Nazim Collection: The Architectural Tiles of the Timurids of Central Asia, London, 2007, pp. 52-61

    An identical panel is preserved in its original location in the funerary chamber of the mausoleum of Ostad Ali Nasafi in Samarkand dating to c. 1380 (see Jean Soustiel and Yves Porter, Tombs of Paradise, Saint-Remy-en-L'Eau 2003, p. 87.).

    The present lot is accompanied by a French passport.
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