23 October 2007
A KASHAN TURQUOISE GLAZED FIGURE OF A KNEELING MAN
CENTRAL IRAN, 13TH CENTURY
With the right hand resting above the left and raised to the chin, the head with moulded features and large hat, peaked in the front, slight iridescence, repaired, slight restoration
6¼in. (16.4cm.) at highest
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A very similar figure, but with the details picked out under the glaze in black, is in the al-Sabah Collection (Oliver Watson, Ceramics from Islamic Lands, London, 2004, no.N.14, p.344).
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