London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
THREE BYZANTINE SGRAFFITO POTTERY BOWLS
12TH CENTURY A.D.
The cream glazed interior incised with a figure of a bird encircled by v-shaped vegetation motifs; another similar, the green glazed interior with incised arabesque roundel in the base; and another, the interior with traces of yellow glazed and ornamental decoration in the base, all with some marine encrustation
10¾ in. (27.2 cm.) diam. max. (3)
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Cf. C. Stiegemann (ed.) Byzanz: Das Licht aus dem Osten, Diözesanmuseum Paderborn, Paderborn and Mainz, 2001, p. 359, no. IV.109 for similar to item one.
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