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Green-glazed Nishapur High Bowl

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
35
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Green-glazed Nishapur High Bowl, Persia, possibly 12th century, with slightly everted rim, on a splayed stem foot, decorated with a molded calligraphic band in high relief against a ground with molded bird-and-flower design in bas-relief, between molded pattern bands, allover crackling, ht. 4 1/2, dia. 5 3/8 in.

Provenance: The estate of Marion E. James.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

cracks and repairs to foot, numerous firing cracks to glaze.


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, Molding, Nishapur, Seljuk Empire

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