A fine Kashan lustre pottery Bowl
Persia, early 13th Century, possibly AH 4/ AD 1207-8
of conical form, decorated in a goldish brown lustre with a central roundel containing a seated figure wearing an ornate coat against a scrolling ground with leafy vines, within two concetric bands of cursive naskhi scratched through a lustre band and painted on a white glaze, the exterior with a frieze of stylised kufic inscription, intact
17 cm. diam.