8 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,125
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A NISHAPUR POTTERY CONICAL BOWL
NORTH EAST IRAN, 10TH CENTURY
Of conical form on short foot, the interior painted with a black slip, the centre plain save for a small white dot at the centre, the rim with a powerful band of stylised kufic calligraphy terminating in bold scrolling leaf motifs, small flowerheads in the interstices, the exterior plain, repaired breaks, slight restoration
8 5/8in. (22cm.) diam.
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Please note that this lot is in fact intact.
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