8 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 9,375
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
A SAMANID POTTERY BOWL
CENTRAL ASIA OR NORTH EAST IRAN, 10TH CENTURY
Of rounded from on flat foot, the off-white interior with a single word executed in very bold kufic, the exterior unglazed, repaired clean breaks
7½in. (19.2cm.) diam.
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The inscription reads al-yumn, (good fortune)
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