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Monumental bowl decorated with wader birds
Monumental bowl decorated with wader birds - Porcelain & Faience Style
Ref : 86312
22 000 €
Period :
BC to 10th century
Provenance :
Iran, Nishapur, 10th century
Medium :
Slip painted terracotta
Dimensions :
H. 4.33 inch | Ø 14.37 inch
Alexis Renard

Indian & Islamic Art


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Monumental bowl decorated with wader birds

Provenance: formerly in an English collection

Here the potter has succeeded in catching the movement of the animal in a really graphic fashion. The four stylised birds are treated in a very lively manner.

A closely related example is kept in the collection of the Louvre Museum (MAO 860) and published in: Exhibition Catalogue, L’étrange et le merveilleux en terre d’Islam, Paris: Editions de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 2001, p. 74, Ill. 48.

Delevery information :

The gallery suggest to its clients to organize the shipping of the pieces, in France or internationally:
- Quotation requests to our regular carriers (specialized in works of art)
- Secure packaging by the gallery or by the carrier depending on the artworks
- Tracked and insured shipments
(Shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer)

Alexis Renard

CATALOGUE

Porcelain & Faience