Antique Islamic Medieval 12th c Kashan Turquoise Glazed Ceramic Bowl
An authentic antique Islamic Medieval 12th century A.D. (494 AH – 597 AH) Central Asia - Kashan turquoise glazed frit ceramic bowl with flaring body rising from straight foot, the interior decorated with bands of incised scrolls.
CONDITION: Showing its age and usage with beautiful old iridescent brownish patina, caused by the earthen minerals, some hairline cracks, chipped on the flaring rim, otherwise intact. No restorations or repairs.
DIAMETER: 14.8 cm (5.83 inches) Height: 6.7 cm (2.64 inches).
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