A Kashan underglaze-painted pottery Handled Cup Persia, circa 1200-20
Lot 132*
A Kashan underglaze-painted pottery Handled Cup Persia, circa 1200-20
Sold for £3,360 (US$ 5,620) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Kashan underglaze-painted pottery Handled Cup
Persia, circa 1200-20
with squat body, cylindrical neck, ring handle with palmette thumb-rest, the body with a frieze of vertical cobalt-blue bands on a white ground, the neck with a band of cursive inscription incised through a black band
11.5 cm. high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Private US collection, acquired from Sotheby's, New York, 5th June 1999, lot 227; formerly in the Gluck Collection.

    Published: 7000 Years of Persian Pottery, The Gluck Collection, Tokyo, 1980, pl. 261. 'Inscriptions on Islamic Pottery', A Survey of Persian Art, Vol. 18, Mazda and Ashiya, 2005, p.47, pl.10.

    The inscriptions are most likely Persian verses (undeciphered).
Activities
Lot symbols