A pair of Damascus 18th century polychrome tiles bearing the shahadah

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Object Description

A pair of Damascus 18th century polychrome tiles bearing the shahadah,
with white calligraphy with black outlines on a royal blue ground scattered with turquoise flowers and leaves, the inscriptions reading ‘There is no god but God’ and ‘Muhammad is the Messenger of God’. Minor damage. Syrian.

Each approx. 8 ½ in square.

Object History

Provenance: Sotheby’s Islamic Works of Art, 10 October 1991. Lot 376.

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