• 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 4

    A LARGE NISHAPUR CONICAL POTTERY BOWL

    NORTH EAST IRAN, 10TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE NISHAPUR CONICAL POTTERY BOWL
    NORTH EAST IRAN, 10TH CENTURY
    Of conical form on flat foot, the cream interior with 'Tang splashed' decoration in emerald-green, yellow and manganese over a design incised through the white slip, decorated with a central lozenge divided by a large manganese highlighted panel, the cavetto with four similar panels alternated with loosely mirrored lobed motifs containg loose scrolls, the interstices with similar scrolls, the exterior plain, good glaze surface, repaired breaks, in fitted box
    13¾in. (35cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Japanesse private collection, since 1980s