Turquoise and Black Kashan Deep Bowl, Persia, possibly 12th/13th century, with softly rounded sides, on a short raised bisque foot, the interior decorated with a seated female figure, below a patterned band of animals alternating with figures and scrolls, a border of Nastaliq calligraphy around rim, the exterior with a scrolling band, ht. 4 1/2, dia. 10 in.
Provenance: The estate of Marion E. James.
damaged and repaired, open chips and cracks to rim and foot.
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