1 May 2001,
Price realised GBP 2,115
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A NORTH PERSIAN SGRAFFITO POTTERY DISH
With slightly rounded base and short vertical walls on small central foot, the interior covered with a white slip incised through to the red clay with a central knot motif roundel within a border of arcaded panels between zigzag stripes, the interstices cross-hatched, a band of scrolling designs around the interior walls, the design highlighted with green and manganese splashes, the exterior plain, repaired breaks with slight chipping
14¼in. (36.2cm.) diam.
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