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Square, painted in green, yellow, red, turquoise and black outlines in reserve on a blue ground with a knotted Kufic inscription (al-mulk li-llah ‘Dominion is God’s’.)
Approx 28 by 27.5 cm.
The Kufic inscription on this superb tile can be compared with the frontispiece from a manuscript copied for Bayjunghu ibn Shahruk in Herat around the year 1430 (Thomas W. Lents and Glenn D. Lowry, Timur and Princely Vision, Exhibition catalogue, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 13th August - 5th November 1989, fig. 43.
Private collection, Germany