Two Samanid slip-painted pottery Bowls East Persia or Transoxiana, 9th/ 10th Century(2)
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Two Samanid slip-painted pottery Bowls East Persia or Transoxiana, 9th/ 10th Century(2)
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,040) inc. premium
Auction Details
Two Samanid slip-painted pottery Bowls East Persia or Transoxiana, 9th/ 10th Century(2)
Lot Details
Two Samanid slip-painted pottery Bowls
East Persia or Transoxiana, 9th/ 10th Century
of conical form, both decorated in manganese brown and tomato red on a cream ground, the first with a small duck in the well, a band of inscription, above and below concentric bands in red and brown, the rim with a band of chevron motifs, the second with a circular motif in the well, a band containing a stylised scrolling foliate vine, above and below a band with a line of dots, the rim with a band of circle motifs
the largest 22.2 cm. diam.(2)

Footnotes

  • The inscription comprises (possibly) a repetition of al-'izz, 'glory'.
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