• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 36

    A KASHAN MOULDED BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY BOWL

    CENTRAL IRAN, 13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A KASHAN MOULDED BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY BOWL
    CENTRAL IRAN, 13TH CENTURY
    Of rounded form on short foot, the white interior delicately moulded under the glaze with overall waterweed-motifs, a black-bordered band of plain light blue around the rim, exterior plain white, golden iridescence extensive on exterior, light on interior, old rim chip, intact
    11in. (28cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Jacques Matossian, Paris, 1960
    Heidi Vollmoeller, from whose estate sold in these Rooms, 27 April 2004, lot 294


    Literature

    Published in Mehdi Bahrami, Gurgan Faiences, Cairo, 1949, pl.III