6 October 2011
A SAMANID CONICAL POTTERY BOWL
CENTRAL ASIA OR NORTH EAST IRAN, 10TH CENTURY
Rising from a flat foot to conical sides, the white interior with strong black kufic inscription, single dot to centre, exterior in plain white, repaired breaks
10 7/8in. (27.8cm.) diam.
Arab private collection since 1990s.
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