Two Safavid cuerda seca tiles Iran 17th century
Lot 279
Two Safavid cuerda seca pottery Tiles Persia, 17th century(2)
£600 - 800
US$ 960 - 1,300

Lot Details
Two Safavid cuerda seca pottery Tiles Persia, 17th century(2)
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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