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Arms & Armour, Pre-Columbian, Asian and Ethno

Ancient Kashan Pierced White-Glazed Conical Bowl, 12th century

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Start price: $700

Estimated price: $1,500 - $2,500

Buyer's premium: 25%

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Extremely thin and finely glazed white ceramic bowl with translucent pierced decoration depicting ancient text or symbols around the sides of the bowl. The rim with a blue paint and to the rim of the base. An excellent example of early Kashan pottery, Kashan being an epicenter of revolutionary fine porcelain in the period constructed with a mix of quartz, clay, and finely ground glass powder creating a stunning extremely thin white-glaze.

(For similar example see; Christies Sale Art of the Islamic 21892, lot #29 October 26th 2023) 8" W x 4" H

Ex-private Pasadena Collection