Tile Glazed ceramic Multan, Pakistan 17th century
Lot 1088
A mosque tile Multan, Pakistan 17th century
Sold for US$ 37,500 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Property from the Paul F. Walter Collection
A mosque tile
Multan, Pakistan 17th century
Earthenware, with underglaze painting in blue and turquoise; of arabesque form with white script on a colbalt blue ground and turquoise border.
24 in. (60.7 cm.) high

Footnotes

  • The form of the glaze and decoration of these tiles is similar to a collection of cuerda seca tiles in the Victoria and Albert Museum, and to tiles still in situ in Multan. Also compare with two other mosque tiles in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, (EAX.2517 & EAX.2518)

    Provenance:
    Acquired from Doris Wiener, 1986
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