A large buffware pottery Bowl
Persia, probably Nishapur, 10th Century
with flaring sides, decorated in yellow, green and manganese brown on a buff ground, the central roundel depicting a gazelle and bird reserved on a green ground, the sides with a frieze of interlacing roundels containing a bird with palmettes between, the border with bands of pseudo-kufic, the exterior with a frieze of radial lines
37.4 cm. diam.