• 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 12

    A TURQUOISE GLAZED POST-SASSANIAN POTTERY JAR

    IRAN, CIRCA 8TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A TURQUOISE GLAZED POST-SASSANIAN POTTERY JAR
    IRAN, CIRCA 8TH CENTURY
    Of shouldered rounded form rising from flat base to tapering cylindrical mouth with everted rim, the body incised below the shoulder with diagonal facets, with two registers of applied rope-like bands above and below the shoulder, the collar incised with hatched wavy motifs under the glaze, the shoulder with a lattice of similar decoration, repaired breaks
    21¾in. (55.2cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly Japanese collection formed in the 1970s and 1980s