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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 84

    A NISHAPUR DIAMOND ENGRAVED TURQUOISE GLASS JUG

    NORTH EAST IRAN, 8TH/9TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NISHAPUR DIAMOND ENGRAVED TURQUOISE GLASS JUG
    NORTH EAST IRAN, 8TH/9TH CENTURY
    The rounded body rising from short vertical foot to slightly everted cylindrical neck, remains of a simple handle rising from the body, the decoration engraved with a diamond point and forming bands of geometric and often hatched motifs including circles, beaded motifs and ovoid shapes, handle missing, areas of heavy iridesence
    4 7/8in. (12.4cm,) high


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