12 October 2004
A KASHAN LUSTRE POTTERY BOWL
CENTRAL IRAN, 13TH CENTURY
With sloping sides and short foot, lustre painted over transparent cobalt-blue glaze, the interior with four palmettes forming a cruciform design, the spaces filled with scrolls, the rim painted with band of lustre, exterior with simplified inscription, two clean breaks, repaired
5 5/8in. (14cm.) diam.
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The inscription is possibly a repetition of wa al-birr (and piety).
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