London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
THREE BYZANTINE SGRAFFITO POTTERY BOWLS
LATE 12TH CENTURY-EARLY 13TH CENTURY A.D.
The footed 'bird' bowl with cream glazed interior incised with a figure of an eagle, head turned back, encircled by acanthus leaves, 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) diam.; another similar, the cream glazed interior incised with arabesque central motif, 11 in. (28 cm.) diam.; and another, the interior with cream and brown glazed floral motif, marine encrusted, 11 in. (28 cm.) diam. (3)
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PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN COLLECTION
Provenance: lots 195-200 were acquired during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
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