Description: **First Time At Auction**
Western Central Asia, Persia/Iran, ca. 19th century CE. A pretty earthenware bowl with sloping sides and a diminutive, round foot. The interior has a romantic scene of a male and female peacock, in shades of yellow and green, with the male standing on the back of the female, his head dipped down to touch her face, her face turned up to touch his. Surrounding them on the sides of the bowl's interior are three rows of abstract, repeated motifs and crosshatching. The peacock is symbolically associated from India to Persia with the sun, linked with beauty, glory, immortality, and wisdom. Size: 9.5" W x 2.6" H (24.1 cm x 6.6 cm)
Provenance: private Orange County, California, USA collection acquired before 2000
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Condition Report: Small chips to glaze; accession number written in black on underside of foot.
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