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Polychrome Pottery Garrus Bowl with Figural Decoration

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
9B
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Polychrome Pottery Garrus Bowl with Figural Decoration, Persia, possibly 12th or 13th century, conical, with slightly flared short foot, the interior decorated with a princely figure seated with his heels together, his hands reaching out to a simurgh on one side and an attendant on the other, the red earthenware decorated with brown, light brown, and green glazes, ht. 2 5/8, dia. 6 1/2 in.

Provenance: The estate of Marion E. James.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

one side of bowl filled in and restored, possibly reglazed.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Marion E. James, Ceramic glazes, Clay, Earthenware, Pottery, Tableware

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