A Safavid pottery Bowl. Persia, 17th Century. photo Bonhams

of rounded form on a short foot, underglaze, decorated in greyish blue on a white ground with Chinese influenced floral and figural motifs, 18.3 cm. diam. Estimate: £600 - 800


Two Safavid underglaze-painted pottery Vessels. Persia, late 17th Century. photo Bonhams

comprising a dish and a spittoon, the dish decorated in cobalt-blue with black outline on a white ground depicting hanging vines, the rim with floral stems, the spittoon decorated in black reserved on a white ground with palmette sprays, diagonal cross-hatched and foliate bands, the base with a pseudo-Chinese mark, the neck reduced - dish 20.5 cm. diam.; spittoon 10.8 cm. high(2) Estimate: £200 - 300


A Safavid underglaze painted pottery Dish. Persia, second half of the 17th Century

decorated in cobalt blue and black with an urn and other vessels flanked by floral sprays, the exterior with six panels each containing a stylised flowerhead, 22 cm. diam. Estimate: £100 - 200

Bonhams. The Knightsbridge Islamic and Indian Art Sale, 9 Jun 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com