4 April 2006
A SAMANID SLIP PAINTED CONICAL POTTERY BOWL
SAMARKAND, CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH CENTURY
On short foot, the white interior plain save for a small central continuous knot motif and a band of red and green stripes around the rim overlaid by a white slip stylised kufic inscription, the exterior plain white, repaired clean breaks
13¼in. (33.2cm.) diam.
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