15 October 2002
A KASHAN BLUE BLACK AND WHITE POTTERY BOWL
Central Iran, early 13th century
Of rounded form on short foot, the white interior painted with four panels of radiating black waterweed motifs divided by plain cobalt-blue lines, a band of cobalt around the rim, the exterior with a simple plain black line, two hair cracks, good glaze, intact
5 7/8in. (14.8cm.) diam.
Nasli M. Heeramaneck, donated by Joan Palevsky
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Pal, Pratapaditya (ed.): Islamic Art, the Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection, Los Angeles, 1973, no.55, p.43 (not illustrated).
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