A Safavid underglaze-painted pottery Kendi Persia, first half of 17th Century
Lot 162
A Safavid underglaze-painted pottery Kendi Persia, first half of 17th Century
£3,000 - 4,000
US$ 5,000 - 6,700
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A Safavid underglaze-painted pottery Kendi
Persia, first half of 17th Century
with squat globular body, truncated conical neck with painted metal mount and domic spout with circular aperture, decorated in cobalt-blue, and black on a white ground, the body with a a frieze of Chinese mythological lions in a rocky landscape with palm trees and water, below a panel of arcaded niches, the shoulder with a band of trailing floral vine and above a band of interlocking palmettes and above arcaded floral sprigs, the base with pseudo-Chinese mark
20.5 cm. high
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