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Bowl with standing figure in coat with lapels, 9th/ 10th Century, Samanid Nishapur, Iran.



Lot 128
A NISHAPUR 'BUFF WARE' POTTERY BOWL
Persia, 9th/ 10th Century
1,200 - 1,500
ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART
25 Oct 2007, 10:30 BST

LOT DETAILS
A Nishapur 'buff ware' pottery Bowl
Persia, 9th/ 10th Century
of rounded form on a short foot, decorated in black, tomato red, yellow and green with a female figure holding a bottle amidst tiny floral sprays, a short kufic inscription above her left shoulder, below the rim a band of continuous chain motif, the exterior below rim with a band of cross-hatching
21.9 cm. diam.
Source: Bonhams, London

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