Lot n° 113
800 - 1200
COUPE EN CÉRAMIQUE À DÉCOR INCISÉ ET JASPÉ
EASTERN IRAN, NICHAPOUR, 10th CENTURY
A truncated cone-shaped bowl on a flat base, made of clay ceramic with incised decoration of crosses and stylized petals, enhanced by yellow, green and brown glaze drips with a jaspered effect, forming lines and dots. Traces of a tripod pernet in the center.
AN INCISED AND GLAZED POTTERY BOWL, EASTERN PERSIA, NISHAPUR, 10TH CENTURY.
H: 5.8 cm - Ø: 19.5 cm
Private collection, Paris Rive Gauche, early 1980s.
Exhibition catalogue: CERAMICS FROM THE ISLAMIC WORLD 8TH - 18TH CENTURY, Münich, 4-28 April 1989, beim Herausgeber, 1989, p. 56, cat. 12.
This bowl belongs to the colour-splashed ware group identified by Wilkinson during the excavations at Nishapur (Charles K. Wilkinson, Nishapur. Pottery of the Early Islamic Period, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1973, chapter 2, pp.54-89).
Unbroken, glossy glaze, small chips on the rim
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