Purchased at Skinner, Inc. Auctions, Sale of Asian art, Boston MA, 10/20/2001, lot no. 788, together with two other tiles. From estate of Mitchell Siporin, an American (Boston) artist, who purchased the tile in Rome in 1967 from an art/antiquities shop, Arte Persiana, and brought it home to the US after a year spent in Rome on a grant. Tile was consigned to Skinner by the late Mr. Siporin's daughter, Judith Siporin.
Keith McLeod Fund
Persian, Ilkhanid (Mongol), 1261–63