A cream slip glazed pottery bowl decorated to the interior with brown glazed pseudo-calligraphic script arranged in a cruciform pattern.
Eastern Iran, 10th to 12th Century AD
Expertly repaired from five large pieces.
Size: 10.9 x 4.3 cms
Ex. private collection, Denmark; acquired early 20th Century.
The lower part of a rare boot-shaped burnished pottery rhyton with prominent ankles and a characteristic up-turned point at the front.
Iran, 2nd or 1st Century BC
Size: 13.8 x 9.5 cms.
Fragment as shown.
Ex. private collection, USA; acquired 1976-1993.
For a similar example in white pottery with simple black painted details please compare: Charles Ede, catalogue 178, item 45.