Large Beige-glazed Bowl with Hippopotamuses, Persia, possibly 17th century or earlier, conical, with angled bottom on a slightly splayed foot, the interior decorated with four hippopotamuses against a foliate scroll band, the exterior with a floral and foliate scrolls, all embossed with white slip clay, fine allover crackling, bisque base, ht. 4 3/8, dia. 10 1/2 in.
Provenance: The estate of Marion E. James.
broken in pieces and repaired, spots of glazing flaws.
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