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Lot 223: A LARGE SPLASHED AND INCISED POTTERY DISH, PERSIA OR CENTRAL ASIA, 11TH/12TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: of shallow rounded form with tall, slightly everted rim, with a cream slip ground incised with stylised facing birds in the centre surrounded by bands with geometric motifs and twisted cord design, with green and brown splashed glazes
Intact, the centre of dish with few small chips, abrasion along the external edge of rim, some areas with craquelure to glaze, exterior plain with remains of glazing, with pitting and small chips and nicks, as viewed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Dimensions: 39.7cm. diam.