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Bowl with figure with peacocks, 10th century, Nishapur, Eastern Persia
A larger image of this bowl with figure with peacocks, 10th century, Nishapur, Eastern Persia. ex-Motamed Collection, Christies.
SALE 8652 The Saeed Motamed Collection - Part I, LOT 67, 2013
Previous: Bowl with figure with goblet, 10th century, Nishapur, Eastern Persia. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 38.40.290.
A NISHAPUR POTTERY BOWL
NORTH-EASTERN IRAN, 10TH CENTURY
Price realised GBP 3,000
With rounded body on short straight foot, the polychrome painted decoration depicting a lady flanked by peacocks,
the cavetto with two bands of pseudo-calligraphy interspersed with smaller roundels,
the exterior with stylized geometric patterns, old inventory labels to base, repaired breaks
8 5/8in. (22cm.) diam.
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