Lot 238: A TIMURID BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY DISH, PERSIA, PROBABLY TABRIZ, 15TH/16TH CENTURY |
October 19, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: of shallow form with bracketed rim, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with entwined floral stems, design repeated in cavetto, rim with stylised curls, loose leaf motif on exterior, underside with drill holes for suspension and old collection label
In fair condition, hairline cracks throughout glaze with associated discoloration, firing marks and bubbles, some abrasion to external edges, notably to rim and foot, one of drill holes broken and re-drilled, two old collection labels, as viewed.
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Dimensions: 34cm. diam.