22 May 2019
A panel of four Damascus glazed fritware tiles
Sold Price £3100
A panel of four Damascus glazed fritware tiles, Ottoman Syria, 17th century, painted with repeated flower vase design on cobalt blue ground, overall size 27cm square approximately, each tile 23cm approximately squared, mounted for wall hanging
Compare with closely related tiles in Leighton House, see Arthur Millner, Damascus Tiles, London, 2015, fig 4.68, page 174.
Provenance: From the Estate of the late Sir Howard Hodgkin CH CBE, acquired Christies, Paris, 25th January 2012, lot 206.