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22 May 2019

Japanese, Islamic and Indian Works of Art

Lot 28

A panel of four Damascus glazed fritware tiles

Estimate £3000 - £5000 + fees

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.



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