A SAMANID BOWL WITH FLORIATED AND KNOTTED PSEUDO-KUFIC CALLIGRAPHY
Eastern Iran or Central Asia, 10th - 11th century
Of typical conical shape, resting on a short circular foot, slip-painted in white with bold black inscriptions in a floriated and knotted pseudo-Kufic calligraphic script decorating the inner sides of the bowl, all under a thin transparent glaze, 18.5cm diam.
Sold for £500
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