23 October 2007
A KASHAN LUSTRE POTTERY CONICAL BOWL
CENTRAL IRAN, LATE 12TH OR EARLY 13TH CENTURY
Finely potted on short foot, the white ground with three central roundels each containing a mirrored palmette, the interstices with scrolling arabesques, the exterior with large naskh inscription, intact
6 7/8in. (18cm.) diam.
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The inscriptions around the edge reads: Al-iqbal wa ...[a]l-dawla ... , ,wa al-iqbal wa ..., Prosperity and ... Wealth .. and Prosperity ,
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