Iran, Seljuk art, 13th century
A siliceous ceramic bowl with convex sides, on a flared pedestal, with black painted decoration under a transparent turquoise glaze. The center is decorated with a fleuron in a roundel encircled by an epigraphic frieze in four parts. Wavy lines on the reverse. Fractures, restorations and strongly iridescent glaze. Expert L.S.
Diam.: 17 cm ; H.: 8.5 cm