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**Originally Listed at $250**

Central Asia or Iran, Samanid, Nishapur, ca. 10th century CE. A pottery bowl of a conical form on a short ring foot, finished in a creamy white slip with a black and red painted kufic calligraphic inscription around the interior walls, the tondo encircled in dark yellow-green echoed by a central circular motif that also may be interpreted as a double inverted comma. Size: 8.75" in diameter x 3.125" H (22.2 cm x 7.9 cm)

Provenance: private Orange County, California collection, acquired before 2000

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#121820

Condition

Minor surface wear with a few scratches to glaze as shown.

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Samanid Calligraphic Ceramic Bowl

Estimate $400 - $600Sep 25, 2017
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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