London, South Kensington
14 October 2005
A SMALL NISHAPUR WHITE AND BROWN GLAZED POTTERY BOWL, IRAN, 10TH CENTURY
Painted to the interior with stylised calligraphy below a scalloped band, the exterior painted with leaf motifs alternating with oval panels reserved with vertical stripes -- 5in. (12.7cm.) diam.
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A similar bowl is illustrated by E. Grube in Cobalt and Lustre, vol. IX, p. 94-95, no. 89.
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