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Sari Ware Bowl Depicting a Bird

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
9C
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Sari Ware Bowl Depicting a Bird, Persia, possibly 10th or 11th century, conical, on a short flat foot, the interior with slip decoration of a bird with spotted body and elongated tail, surrounded by flowers, undecorated exterior, ht. 3 3/8, dia. 7 in.

Provenance: The estate of Marion E. James.
Estimate $800-1,000

Restoration to sides of bowl, areas of inpainting, some new or unoriginal material possibly added.


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, Sari Ware, Pottery, Sari, Iran, Silicates, Slip

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