23 June 2004
This lot is offered without a reserve
TWO HOPI REDWARE BOWLS
the first, of shallow flaring form with inward curving rim, painted in black, the interior with Sikyatki bird design, the exterior with a pair of stylized birds on the shoulder; the second, a bowl, of deep rounded form tapering slightly inward at the rim, polished slip overall
Diameters: the first, 10 in. (25.4 cm.); the second, 9 in. (22.9 cm.) (2)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This lot is offered without reserve.
Post Lot Text
See illustration of the first.
Ahead of Christie's inaugural European Paintings auction on 31 October, Arne Everwijn discusses Courbet’s radical nudes
Christie’s Islamic Art specialist Xavier Fournier explains all you need to know about these exquisite embroidered panels