Central Asia, Timurid art, 15th century
Pentagonal shaped tile, decorated with black lines and colored glazes enhanced with gold, decorated with white palmettes forming a fleuron around a four-lobed rosette from which emerge leafy stems. Turquoise border. Condition: restorations on the sides, chips.
H. 14.5 cm ; L. 17.5 cm
Old collection number "3737" painted in red on one of the sides, and two old labels mentioning that these tiles come from the mosque of Khafre (Persia XVI). Expert L.S.