Lot 202. A Mamluk enamel and gilt decorated glass vessel, Egypt or Syria, 14th century; 7.5cm high x 17cm. Estimate: £10,000 - £12,000. Sold: £8,800. © Roseberys
of deep form, the base with straight sides rising to a wide flange and narrow neck, the thick greenish glass enamelled in red, green, blue and yellow to body with a design of roundels containing gilt birds alternating with a design of flowers outlined with a blue enamelled cartouche, the flange with a floral design outlined in red and the petals of red, blue green and yellow enamel. Heavily irridesced
Provenance: Formerly UAE collection since 1975 from whom acquired by the current owner.
Published: Christie’s ‘Arts of the Islamic and Indian Worlds; including works from The Simon Digby Collection, Thursday 7th April 2011, Lot 108.