A Multan calligraphic pottery Tile North Western India, dated AH 1279/ AD 1862-63
Lot 254
A Multan calligraphic pottery Tile North-Western India, dated AH 1279/ AD 1862-63
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,400
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Multan calligraphic pottery Tile
North-Western India, dated AH 1279/ AD 1862-63
of mihrab form, decorated in cobalt blue and turquoise on a white ground with six bands of inscription in naskhi script
27 x 25.7 cm.

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions read: Tomb of Qim Bu [?] daughter of Ghulam Husayn who died on day 1 [?] of Muharram 1279 (29 June 1862). The text starts with the basmalah followed by the Shi'i shahada.
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