• 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 118

    A SAFAVID RED, BLUE AND WHITE SOFT PASTE PORCELAIN BOTTLE

    KIRMAN, SOUTH EAST IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

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    A SAFAVID RED, BLUE AND WHITE SOFT PASTE PORCELAIN BOTTLE
    KIRMAN, SOUTH EAST IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    With flattened rounded form rising from trumpet foot to a long tapering neck slightly flaring at mouth, the decoration with cusped medallions encompassing stylized red arabesques, the ground with lattice of blue scrolling vines, the sides with Chinese clouds surrounding similar medallions, the neck with blue floral motifs, the foot and mouth with bands of repeating blue cartouches, neck repaired at base
    14¼in. (36.2cm.) high


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