Lot 4.  A Kashan turquoise-blue glazed pottery bowl, Central Iran, 12th century; 8in. (20.3cm.) diamEstimate: GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000. Sold for: GBP 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021.

The interior decorated with radiating split-palmettes, a band of a calligraphy below the rim, the exterior with large waterweed motifs contained within double blue lines.

Provenance: Formerly from the Estate of Dr. Paul J. Vignos Jr. (1919-2010), Chicago, USA, originally acquired in the 1950’s/1960’s
Sold at Sale 152, Property from the Estate of Dr. Paul J. Vignos Jr., Leslie Hindman, Chicago, 6th-8th November 2011, lot 582, to current owner.

Please note this lot has an OFAC license. A thermoluminescence test performed by Re.S.Artes on 09.09.2013, ref. C241512A-4 supports the proposed dating.

Christie'sArt of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 1 april 2021.