• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 20

    A SAMARKAND POTTERY BOWL

    CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH/11TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    U.A.E. market in 1999