25 April 1997,
Price realised GBP 7,475
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A SMALL SAMARKAND CONICAL POTTERY BOWL
CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH CENTURY
The white interior plain save for a four-part extremely elegant kufic inscription, the centre with a small dot, the exterior plain white, repaired clean breaks, glaze chips on rim
5in. (12.7cm.) diam.
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The inscription can be read as 'tajdidan' (renewal). The same inscription was on a massive Samarkand pottery bowl sold in these Rooms, 23 April 1996, lot 172.
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