6 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 325
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
A SLIP PAINTED POTTERY BOWL, NISHAPUR OR SAMARKAND, 10TH CENTURY
Of flaring conical form on short foot, painted in white and yellow slip on a brown ground with a wide band of pseudo-kufic, the exterior with graduated dashes - 8 1/8in (20.5cm) diameter
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