A KASHAN BLUE, BLACK AND WHITE GLAZED POTTERY TAZZA
CENTRAL PERSIA, EARLY 13TH CENTURY
Of shallow rounded form with vertical rim on truncated conical foot, the white interior with a large stellar interlace roundel comprising white strapwork on a blue ground, in a black band border of reserved white naskh inscriptions containing Persian verses, a band of toothed decoration around the rim, the exterior with radiating waterweed motifs, areas of restoration to rim
8.7/8in. (22.5cm.) diam.