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Sultanabad Glazed Bowl - AMD.96
Origin: Central Asia
Circa: 1200 AD to 1300 AD
Dimensions: 2.5" (6.4cm) high x 6.5" (16.5cm) wide
Collection: Islamic Art
Medium: Fritware/Composite

£9,000.00
Location: UAE
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Description
This extraordinary bowl characterizes Sultanabad wares in every way. Its shape is exquisitely bowl like, a thicker (and often they are more angular than pre-Mongol pieces). We see here the loose spotted and speckled painting, the jumbled background of turquoise, blue and white colored foliage against a stone grey shaded backdrop. The crème in relief is the color of the fritware itself, beneath the glaze A charming and authentic characteristic seen repeatedly in this genre, the thick glaze has a tendency for decay. Fortunately this example of the genre is wonderfully preserved and the colors have withstood the tribulations of time. - (AMD.96)

 

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