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MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC BOWL 10-12TH C.
Believed to date between 10th and 12th century

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  • Xupes Reference CE1304040
  • Age Believed to date between 10th and 12th century
  • Condition The bowl has a series of repaired clean breaks, filled in places with a small chip to the top rim of the bowl. The bowl also has signs of having been buried and is a rare, unusual and interesting item for the serious collector!   View More Details

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    Unworn

    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.

    Exceptional

    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.

    Excellent

    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

    Very Good

    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Good

    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Fair

    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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Product Details

  • We offer this rare and unusual medieval pottery bowl incised with a pop-eyed man in a tunic with splashes of brown, green and yellow glazes and dating from the 10th to 12th century. The bowl stands raised on a narrow rounded foot with a recessed base and has angled and flared sides cut with simple vertical lines. The interior is incised centrally with a pop-eyed man in a tunic below a rope twist border. The bowl is decorated in in splashes of brown, yellow and green similar to Chinese sancai glazes and the bowl has a wonderful surface iridescence, probably from burial. The bowl is not marked.

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