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CALLIGRAPHIC TURQUOISE GLAZED TILE

CALLIGRAPHIC TURQUOISE GLAZED TILE

moulded relief ceramic, turquoize glaze
Iran, Seljuk period,
13th century
20 1/2 x 20 1/2 ins (52 x 52 cms)

A large, impressive moulded tile from a frieze. The tile, with turquoise glaze, is decorated with three lines of inscriptions from the Qur'an, reading from the top and finishing at the bottom.

Provenance: Kelekian Collection

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