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