Bowl Place of origin: Iznik, Turkey (made) Turkey (probably) Date: ca.
A NISHAPUR POTTERY HORSE NORTH EAST PERSIA, 10TH CENTURY Strongly modelled with pronounced saddle and plaited tail, the haunches painted under the clear glaze with manganese bold arabesques, similar reserved motifs flanking the saddle, the mane cursorily indicated, a band of roundels around the chest, the feet dark, the eyes drilled. Very slight restorations. 5in. (14.7cm.) high