Two Safavid cuerda seca tiles Iran 17th century
Lot 279
Two Safavid cuerda seca pottery Tiles Persia, 17th century(2)
£600 - 800
US$ 1,000 - 1,300
Lot Details
Two Safavid cuerda seca pottery Tiles
Persia, 17th century
Of square form, decorated in yellow, turquoise, cobalt blue and ochre on a white ground, the first with a pair of crossed legs with oranges on the floor in front, the second with a pair of hands, one holding a knife and the other an orange
24.6 x 24.6cm(2)

Footnotes

  • The presence of the knife and oranges on the tiles suggests that they could have made up part of a panel depicting the story of Yusuf and Zulaykha.
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