A Fine Intact Kashan Lustre Bottle

A Fine Intact Kashan Lustre Bottle C 1200 Lot 90 Apr 06

A Fine Intact Kashan Lustre Bottle C 1200
A Fine Intact Kashan Lustre Bottle C 1200
A FINE INTACT KASHAN LUSTRE BOTTLE, PERSIA, CIRCA 1200

MEASUREMENTS
30.6cm.
DESCRIPTION
of baluster form, with bulbous body, the tall conical neck terminating in a tulip mouth, the foot ring slightly splayed, decorated in brown lustre and cobalt blue on a cream ground, the body with roundels and split palmettes filled with scrolls and foliate forms, a narrow geometric band below with further bands of calligraphy reserved on a solid lustre ground, the lower body and mouth decorated with roundels enclosing the dot and feathery motif
CATALOGUE NOTE
inscriptions
Persian couplets and benedictory inscriptions in Persian and Arabic.
The feathery roundels are also seen on the exterior of a bowl in the Nasser D. Khalili Collection, see Grube 1994 p.245, no.280.