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A Tell Minis lustre pottery bowl

Syria, circa 1100 A.D.

Painted in reddish-brown lustre on an ivory ground with a stylised bird amidst elaborately scrolling foliage terminating in half-palmettes

20.4 cm., 8 in. diameter

 

Provenance

Mathias Komor (1909-84), New York

Christie’s, London, 4 October 2012, lot 90

Private collection, London, 2012-2021

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