7 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
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 cluster of three small white dots at the centre and a white ring around the inside of the base, the rim with two panels of bold stylised kufic, the exterior plain, repaired breaks, slight restoration
7 5/8in. (19.4cm.) diam.
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The inscription repeats one undeciphered word.
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