Turquoise and Black Kashan Plate, Persia, possibly 13th/14th century, shallow rounded dish on a straight tall foot, the interior decorated with a pair of lovers holding apples, all surrounded by scrolling florals and a border of Nastaliq calligraphy, with a border of onagers, dia. 10 3/4 in.
Provenance: The estate of Marion E. James.
one area at rim cracked and repaired, four other cracks extending from rim, small area of residue/discoloration.
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