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LOT 0280

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£2,700 (EUR 3,171; USD 3,586) (+bp*)

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Early Islamic Spouted Vessel

8th-9th century AD

A terracotta vessel composed of a gently tapering conical body with D-section wall, broad cylindrical neck, everted rim, fixed lid of five plaited openwork circular panels, four straps forming a crowning cone with scrolled finial, plaited loop handle, tapering cylindrical spout with applied ornament above and below, and plinth foot, the vessel decorated with painted geometric motifs. 1 kg, 21cm (8 1/4"). Fine condition.

Property of a London gentleman; formerly with the Mahboubian Gallery, London, UK; acquired before 1972; accompanied by a positive thermoluminescence analysis report, sample no.N121m36 from Oxford Authentication.