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LOT 0282

Estimate
GBP (£) 8,000 - 10,000
EUR (€) 9,410 - 11,760
USD ($) 10,660 - 13,320

Price
£5,760 (EUR 6,774; USD 7,672) (+bp*)

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Islamic Glass Marvered Bottle

c.13th century AD

A glass bottle or vase with globular body, tapering cylindrical neck and everted rim, foot with short stem and discoid base, two applied tri-looped handles, marvering around the body and applied trails around the neck, pulled upwards. 106 grams, 17.5cm (6 3/4"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a London gentleman; before that in the private collection of a Kensington collector; previously in the collection of Mrs Petra Schamelman, Breitenbach, Germany; acquired from the collection of Fernand Adda, formed in the 1920s-1930s; this lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.10929-181108.

Literature
Cf. Whitehouse, D. et al., Glass of the Sultans, New York, 2002, pp.143-144, for similar, dated 13th century AD.