• 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 10

    A SAMANID SLIP-PAINTED POTTERY CUP

    CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SAMANID SLIP-PAINTED POTTERY CUP
    CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH CENTURY
    With squat body on short foot with high and slightly tapering border, a loop handle attached to the side with flat and tapering thumbpiece, the brown slip-painted decoration of geometric interlace over white ground, the lip with a line of chevrons, repaired break, areas of restoration
    3¼in. (8cm.) high; 5in. (12.5cm.) diam. (mouth)


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    Provenance

    UK collection since the 1950s, thence by descent