23 October 2007
A MINA'I POTTERY BOWL
CENTRAL IRAN, CIRCA 1200
Rising from slightly splayed foot, through sloping sides to vertical rim, the interior decorated in various coloured enamels with a central enthroned figure surrounded on either side by attendants and above and below by kneeling figures, the rim with a stylised blue kufic with coloured leaves, the exterior with loose black inscription, repaired breaks, minor area of restoration
6½in. (16.5cm.) diam.
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