6 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 22,500
Estimate GBP 18,000 - GBP 22,000
A SAMARKAND POTTERY BOWL
CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH/11TH CENTURY
Of conical form rising from a short foot, the underglaze slip-painted decoration showing a large vigorous gazelle running in a split palmette scroll, the details highlighted with a deep brown line, a red lobed palmette rising behind the gazelle's back, the decoration bordered by a red ring under the rim, repaired areas of restoration
13½in. (34.4cm.) diam.
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