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Rare Indian Islamic Carved Calligraphic Marble Tile, circa 1860

$22,500

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A rare Indian Islamic carved calligraphic marble tile, circa 1860 Hand carved with a cusped cartouche containing lines of dense thuluth calligraphy. Sitting on a custom made stand. Extremely fine piece. Measures: Tile: 8.5" high x 18" wide x 1" deep. Translation: Everything is Perishable except his (God's) countenance Provenance Christie's London, 16 June 1987, no.291. Inscriptions Surah al-Qasas XXVIII, part of v.88.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 8.5 in. (21.59 cm)Width: 18 in. (45.72 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Style
    Islamic (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1860
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1798220629472

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