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19th Century Qajar Tile, Islamic Calligraphy

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LOT 185
Serial No: Z54S021W31

Frame Size: 33 x 26 CM
Actual Size: 28.5 x 21.5 CM

Provenance: Available

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19th Century Qajar Islamic Calligraphy Tile in Beautiful White & Blue Colors. The Blue Color and Material used on this tile is known to be the most famous and largely used color in Persian Islamic Arts, especially in tiles, Mosaic, and Carpets. It is Handmade, Hand Painted with Arabic Holy text Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim, “In the name of God the compassionate the merciful”. This is the first Ayah and opening of all chapters of Koran. It is so important that all Muslims are advised to start all things with this saying. That is why this was used on the entrance of Houses or Bazaars to bring good luck and God’s Mercy.

This is a large size rectangular tile probably used on top of the entrance of a house or a religious place.