A small copper-lustre decorated albarello, Kashan, Iran, late 12th century, on a short foot with straight sides, sloped shoulders leading to a short neck and curved rim, the copper-coloured lustre decoration on a white ground with central horizontal band of Kufic script and roundels, the shoulder with a band of naskh script in reserve, 11.2cm. high Provenance: With purchase receipt from Bluett & Sons Ltd. dated 16 September, 1970Area of repainting in a line running horizontally down one side, losses to glaze, losses to foot

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