• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 49

    A RAQQA TURQUOISE GLAZED POTTERY BOWL

    SYRIA, FIRST HALF 13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RAQQA TURQUOISE GLAZED POTTERY BOWL
    SYRIA, FIRST HALF 13TH CENTURY
    Of shallow form on short foot with flat everted rim, the interior of the bowl painted under the glaze in black with a central roundel, surrounded by an inscription divided into three cartouches each with loose calligraphy on dotted ground, these cartouches divided by black vertical strokes, the rim with repeating black dashes, reverse plain but for single black band, glaze pooled around foot, repaired break to rim
    10¼in. (26.1cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Formerly American collection, since 1960s