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September 14, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Sultanabad Pottery Bowl

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3134B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 14, 2018 10:00AM


Sultanabad Pottery Bowl, Persia, possibly 14th/15th century, decorated with black and lustre glaze, the interior with three phoenixes arranged around a lotus flower and surrounded by scrolling leaves, the exterior with molded lappets glazed with geometric patterns, dia. 8 5/8 in.

Provenance: By repute purchased from Asfar Bros., Beirut, Lebanon, 1965.

Note: For a similar example see Linda Komaroff and Stefano Carboni, The Legacy of Genghis Khan, Courtly Art and Culture in Western Asia, 1256-1353, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, fig. 242, p. 201.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

Restored, minor rim chip.

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Stefano Carboni, Linda Komaroff, Beirut, Lebanon