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A FATIMID LUSTRE BOWL FRAGMENT
A FATIMID LUSTRE BOWL FRAGMENT

EGYPT, CIRCA 11TH CENTURY

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A FATIMID LUSTRE BOWL FRAGMENT
EGYPT, CIRCA 11TH CENTURY
Originally from a rounded bowl with short flat foot, the bright brown lustre decoration painted over white opaque glaze showing two lively hares around a central palm tree, the hares with further incised details, the ground with small lustre swirls
4½in. (11cm.) max.
Provenance
Alfred E. Mirsky, New York, by whom given to the
Rockefeller University, New York, sold Christie's, New York, 13 and 14 January 2009, lot 777

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