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LOT 0283

Estimate
GBP (£) 2,000 - 3,000
EUR (€) 2,200 - 3,300
USD ($) 2,590 - 3,890

Opening Bid
£1,800 (EUR 1,982; USD 2,335) (+bp*)

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Western Asiatic Sassanian Tile with Queen

3rd-7th century AD

A rectangular stucco tile with high-relief image of a standing female with hands raised holding sprays of flowers, facing within an arch with meander ornament and birds perched on the shoulders, addorsed regardant gryphons at the jambs; monkeys climbing on foliage in the spandrels. 8.3 kg, 34cm wide (13 1/2"). Fair condition, usage wear.

Provenance
Property of a North London gentleman; acquired on the UK art market before 2000; previously in an old English collection; this lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.10166-163893.