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22 May 2019

Japanese, Islamic and Indian Works of Art

Lot 6

A Damascus glazed fritware tile

Estimate £500 - £700 + fees

Sold Price £480

A Damascus glazed fritware tile, Ottoman Syria, 18th century, with waving pomegranate, tulip, hyacinth and carnation design, 21cm x 20cm, mounted for wall hanging


Compare the design with a tile panel in The Potteries Museum (inv. 1952P84-transferred from V&A in 1952)

Provenance: From the Estate of the late Sir Howard Hodgkin CH CBE, acquired Sarl Prado Faloue Encheres, Bordeaux, 27th May 2012, lot 142.

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