16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 2,500
A NISHAPUR SPLASHWARE POTTERY BOWL, IRAN, 10TH CENTURY
Of conical form, underglaze painted in cream, brown and green, incised to interior with swirls within a cross design extending to outer edges - 9 7/8in (25cm) diameter
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