Lot 10
  • 10

A Small Nishapur Calligraphic Dish, Central Asia, 10th Century

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
Sold
13,700 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • 13cm. diam.
of shallow form on a short neatly-turned foot, painted in coloured slips with two lines of calligraphy enclosed in cloud cartouches with red-line borders against a dotted ground with a double-line border below the rim

Catalogue Note

inscriptions
A suggested reading:

al-jamal fi'l- ... wa al-sabr dallahu

'Beauty is in ... and patience is its dignified conduct'

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