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Islamic Art ( Iran, Kâshân)
12th century A.D., 13th century A.D.
D: 21.5 cm
Complete but re-glued from several fragments. Restored.
A cylindrical vessel supported by a disk-shaped foot, with a small shoulder and a low neck terminating in a rounded rim. The decoration represents an inscription in Kufic, which repeats several times the word Allah on the body;
This turned bowl is made of beige ceramic covered with a red slip; decorated patterns are painted on the inner wall of the vessel only, with thick lines and in blackish brown color.
A beautiful alabaster vessel with slender, narrow proportions accentuated by the more or less translucent veins of the stone.
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