Antique Islamic Nishapur Samanid Epigraphic Kufic Pottery Plate


Antique Islamic Nishapur Samanid Epigraphic Kufic Pottery Plate

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Antique Islamic Nishapur Samanid Epigraphic Kufic Pottery Plate:
$266


A very large, rare and attractiveIslamic Nishapur Epigraphic black on white plate, dating to approximately 950 A.D.

A large example painted in black on a white slip with a border of kufic script.

These striking black on white plates are perhaps the defining artistic achievement of the Samanid dynasty. The surrounding Kufic inscriptions are often poetically written, stating repetitive phrases or wishes. This is a particularly large and fine example. Compare a selection of three small Samanid bowls, recently offered for sale at Christies London.

The early centuries of the last Millennium are considered the high point of Islamic Artistic and Cultural Achievement, where little-known Islamic scholars, amongst other things, preserved and expanded upon Classical Greek texts and theories.

Diameter:13 1/4 inches.

Condition:Restored from fragments, some overpainting.

Please note; the stand shown is the property of the photography studio.

Provenance:

Ex. British private collection, acquired in London approximately 10 years ago.

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Antique Islamic Nishapur Samanid Epigraphic Kufic Pottery Plate:
$266

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