Lot 94. An Abbasid lustre figural pottery Bowl, Mesopotamia, 9th Century, 19.4 cm. diam. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,700 - 7,000). Photo: Bonhams.
of rounded form with everted rim on a short foot, decorated in two shades of brown lustre with a seated musician playing a tambourine, a partial inscription to his left, the rim with a band of partial almond motifs
Note: Inscriptions: al-fadl kull, ' Virtue is ... of all ...'.