Lot 131: An Islamic slip-painted incensory
November 6, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: An Islamic slip-painted incensory, c. 9th - 14th Century AD, with beautifully painted geometric decoration in dark brown sip over contrasting creme field. The vessel sits on a low pedestal foot with wide base, the interior with fitted dome with beautiful open-work design, probably originally removable to allow the incense to be placed within the bowl. H: 6 1/2 in (16.6cm). A very attractive and interesting vessels with surface deposits throughout. Ex Derbyshire, UK private collection.
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