Antique Islamic 14th -16th Century Persian Celadon Ceramic Tile
Antique Islamic, 14th to early 17th century, Persian eight-sided celadon ceramic tile in the form of two pentagons joined together (bowtie shape), moulded in relief with an Arabic Quranic inscription and covered with a translucent green glaze.
The previous owner appreciated this tile so much that in the second half of the 20th century, he hired a top jeweler in Toronto to make a solid silver frame for it.
CONDITION: Housed within a modern custom-made solid sterling silver frame, their magnificence is further accentuated. Showing age and use, minor ware to the glaze, consistent with age.
A similar ewer is in the Victoria and Albert Museum collection in London.
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The overall length of the panel: 12.8 cm (9.65 inches).
Width of the panel: 8.7 cm (5.31 inches).
Thickness: 1.5 cm (0.59 inches).
PROVENANCE: Ex Private old Canadian collection of Islamic Art, and Arms and Armour formed in the 1980s.