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    Sale 13850

    Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 306

    AN ISLAMIC PALE GREEN GLASS BOTTLE

    CIRCA 9TH-10TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ISLAMIC PALE GREEN GLASS BOTTLE
    CIRCA 9TH-10TH CENTURY A.D.
    Mould-blown, the barrel-shaped body with mirrored scrolling arabesque design and Kufic text, baraka li-sahibihi, 'Blessings to its owner' repeated vertically twice, the broad shoulder with band of circles, the spreading cylindrical neck with a bulge just beneath the a wide flaring mouth, the base slightly concave and with a pontil scar
    6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high


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    For similar but without the inscription, cf. Carboni & Whitehouse, 2001, p. 91, no. 17.

    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 2000.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note, the provenance for this lot should read 'Acquired prior to 1995'.