All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1251893 (stock #3025)
This rare Iranian ceramic beehive cover is decorated in underglaze turquoise-blue, brown and purple with a bird on a flowering branch, set within an arching device and over an inscription. The date appears to be 1885 CE. It measured 22.4cm diameter or 8.75 inches. There are no damages, but there are three small firing spurs on the cover's face. A cover is illustrated and described in the Freer-Sackler Museum's website.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #979448 (stock #2697)
The Crane Gallery, Inc.
This top shaped vessel has a stamped and black tinted design of vertical lines dividing rows of circles. At the base of the domed neck are brown bands bracketed by black. It measures 15cm or 6 inches long. It is closely related to a group of vessels illustrated in Charles Wilkinson's Nishapur, Pottery of the Early Islamic Period. There is wear overall to the surface, a surface chip at the pointed base and light erosion on the shoulder...