An Iranian fritware jug, Late 12th - early 13th century

Lot 5009. An Iranian fritware jug, Late 12th - early 13th century. H 26 cm. Estimated price 400 - €600Result: €992. Courtesy Lempertz.

Turquoise glaze with craquelure. Modelled and subsequently constructed vessel on a low footring. The pierced handle with a thumbrest formed as a pomegranate. The shoulder decorated with a hunting scene surrounded by tendrils in relief. Restored breakages.

Literature: Similar examples in: Watson, Ceramics from Islamic lands, London-Kuwait 2004, p. 315, no. cat. L. 12; Morgan, in: Grube et alii, Cobalt and Lustre: the First Centuries of Islamic Pottery, London 1994, p. 155, no. 150

Lempertz. Asian Art II China, Tibetan/Nepalese Art, 18.06.2017, 10:30, Brussels