A NISHAPUR TURQUOISE GLAZED JARDINIERE

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A NISHAPUR TURQUOISE GLAZED JARDINIERE
PERSIA, LATE 12TH CENTURY

After the bronze prototype, rising in conical form from the short foot to the vertical sides pierced with a lozenge lattice, the shallowly sloping shoulder impressed with panels of concentric triangular designs, covered with a plain turqoise glaze, intact, silvery iridescence
6 7/8in. (17.4cm.) high

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A rare form to find in pottery; the bronze original is far more frequently encountered
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