• 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 102

    A SAFAVID BLUE AND WHITE SOFT PASTE PORCELAIN JAR

    IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SAFAVID BLUE AND WHITE SOFT PASTE PORCELAIN JAR
    IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Of bulbous form with a short flat neck and a slightly rounded everted rim, the decoration in black and cobalt-blue on white ground showing two dragons wandering in a rocky landscape with bamboo and luxuriant foliage, a band of trefoils around the shoulder, bands of floral scrolls above and below, mark to the foot, restoration to rim
    10½in. (26.8cm.) high


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