A SAFAVID GOMBROON WARE BOWL 17TH/18TH CENTURY The well with a circular raised boss painted with black stars, the medallion surrounded by underglaze blue prongs and further black stars, with a pierced abstract design to the cavetto, the rim painted with clusters of four black dots, decorated in a white glaze which stops short of the straight foot, 18.9cm. Provenance: from an English private collection, West Yorkshire, purchased from E & H Manners on 5th October 1992. A copy of the invoice is available. Cf. Christie's London, 17th April 2007, lot 6 for a very similar Gombroon bowl; see also Sotheby's London, 6th October 2010, lot 210 for another example; see also the Victoria & Albert Museum, museum no.C.1956-1910 for a related bowl.
Estimate 1 000 - 2 000 GBP