An unglazed moulded pottery Jug
Lot 59
An unglazed moulded pottery Jug Persia, 12th/ 13th Century
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
An unglazed moulded pottery Jug
Persia, 12th/ 13th Century
of inverted pear-shape on a splayed foot with a flaring neck and strap handle with bud thumb-rest, the body moulded with a band of inscription in kufic beneath a band of interlocking geometric design, the neck with a band of inscription on a ground of foliate interlace, the foot with a band of lozenge motifs
18 cm. high

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions read: al-'izz wa al-iqbal wa al-dawla wa al-salama wa al-sa'ada wa al-baqa li-sahibihi; 'Glory and Prosperity and Wealth and Well-being and Happiness and Long-life to its owner'; al-'izz wa al-iqbal wa al-dawla wa al-sa'ada 'amal sadiq bin fi-ruz (sic); 'Glory and Prosperity and Wealth and Happiness. Work of Sadiq ibn Firuz (?)'.
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