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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 46

    A SAMANID CONICAL POTTERY BOWL

    SAMARKAND, CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SAMANID CONICAL POTTERY BOWL
    SAMARKAND, CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH CENTURY
    Of conical form rising from short foot, the white body with central sepia roundel and elegant stylised kufic inscription issuing foliate motifs divided across opposite sides of the bowl, on each of the other sides a small red scroll, repaired breaks, minor areas of restoration
    10in. (25.5cm.) diam.


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