• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    A LARGE SAFAVID BLUE, BLACK AND WHITE SOFT PASTE PORCELAIN DISH

    PROBABLY KIRMAN, SOUTH EAST IRAN, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A LARGE SAFAVID BLUE, BLACK AND WHITE SOFT PASTE PORCELAIN DISH
    PROBABLY KIRMAN, SOUTH EAST IRAN, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
    With sloping sides rising from short foot, the white interior painted in cobalt-blue and black with a central vase with floral sprays against a dense floral ground, the cavetto with scrolling vine and a band of stylised reciprocal palmettes, minor chips to rim, metal foot a later replacement
    17½in. (44.5cm.) diam.


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