A fine Minai pottery Bowl Persia, 12th/ 13th Century

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Lot 118
A fine Minai pottery Bowl
Persia, 12th/ 13th Century

£ 7,000 - 10,000
US$ 8,600 - 12,000
A fine Minai pottery Bowl
Persia, 12th/ 13th Century
finely potted with rounded sides on a short foot, decorated in polychrome on a cream ground with a band of kufic inscription around the rim, a band of seated figures alternating with trees around the middle, the centre with stylised lattice design, the exterior rim with a band of cursive inscription
21.5 cm. diam.

Footnotes

  • The inscriptions consist of: round the inner rim in kufic, al-daw[la], "Wealth"; and round the exterior wall in cursive, a repetition of possibly al-'izz, "Glory".
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