Lot n° 3
4000 - 6000
Result with fees
: 4 940EUR
Grand plat à l'inscription monumentale
Eastern Iran or Central Asia, Nichapur or Samarkand, 10th century
Inscription: Repetition of the word al-birr (piety). In clay ceramic, painted brown on a creamy white slip, inscribed in kufic script with slender stems, radiating around a hollow cavity, surrounded by a frieze of Greek. Restorations and repaints associated.
D. 35 cm
Private collection, Paris.
A dish with the same style of writing and the same shape with a hollow umbilicus and a wide flat border was sold at Sotheby's in London, Arts of the Islamic World & India including Fine Rugs and Carpets 27 October 2021, lot 172.
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