Seljuk Horsemen on a
Mina'i Pottery Bowl, Kashan, c1200

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Rimless, with finely potted rounded body rising from a short conical foot, the gilt and enamelled decoration painted over the white glaze depicting three chasing horsemen across the bowl, with two seated figures above and below on each side of a large palmette motif, with small birds between, the horses with blue, grey and brown coat, the figures wearing robes of different colours and motifs, a band of pseudo calligraphy below the rim, an inscription in black cursory naskh around the exterior, repaired breaks, small area of restoration 8¼in. (21cm.) diam.         Source: Christies


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