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Bowl with a mounted soldier, 10th century, Nishapur, Eastern Persia
Bonhams Lot 27, 2015AD.
Lot 27, 6 Oct 2015
Previous: Bowl with a mounted soldier, 10th century, Nishapur, Eastern Persia. Barakat Gallery, ADC.92.
Sold for £ 5,000
A large Nishapur buffware pottery Bowl
Persia, 10th Century
of deep rounded form with everted rim on a short foot, decorated in yellow, green and manganese on a natural ground with a mounted warrior surrounded by birds, quadrupeds, floral motifs and pseudo-inscriptions
32 cm. diam.
For a similar buffware pottery bowl decorated with a rider in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, see Charles K. Wilkinson, Nishapur: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period, p. 45, plate 62.
Next: Bowl with a mounted figure, 10th century, Nishapur, Eastern Persia. Museo d'Arte Orientale, Turin, Italy.
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