A group of twenty-two pottery bowls
Lot 135
A collection of monochrome and moulded pottery Bowls Persia, late 12th/ early 13th Century(22)
Sold for £4,800 (US$ 8,217) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A collection of monochrome and moulded pottery Bowls
Persia, late 12th/ early 13th Century
comprising twenty-two small bowls, the majority of conical form in a turquoise glaze, three decorated in a brown glaze on a white ground, the moulding on most consisting of a variety of scroll, palmette and cable band designs, seven plain turquoise bowls with no moulding and one painted underglaze with black radiating lines
the largest 11.7 cm. diam; average diam. 9 cm. (22)

Footnotes

  • The moulded conical-shaped bowls are known as 'Bamiyan' fritwares. For a more elaborate discussion on these fritwares and comparative illustrations, see, Watson, Oliver, Ceramics from Islamic Lands: The Al-Sabah Collection, London, 2004, pp.326-332.
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