A Kubachi pottery dish, North Iran, early 17th century. Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,692 – $10,038). Price Realized £4,375 ($7,341). Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014
With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior decorated with a central roundel containing a flowerhead issuing fleshy palmettes alternated with floral sprays, the rim with a band of ochre fish scale motif, the exterior with a black line to top and bottom, otherwise plain, minor repaired chip to rim, otherwise intact, foot drilled for hanging; 14 1/8in. (35.7cm.) diam.
Christie’s. ART OF THE ISLAMIC AND INDIAN WORLDS INCLUDING A PRIVATE COLLECTION DONATED TO BENEFIT THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, PART V, 10 April 2014, London, King Street