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Ancient Islamic Tubular Creamware Phial

Period:
c. 8th - 10th CE, Islamic, Abassid Period
Dimensions:
7 1/2" (19cm)
Material:
Glazed Pottery
Condition:
Very good, intact, no restoration with one small chip (1/4") from glaze
Region:
Persia (today's Iran)
Provenance:
Acquired in London before 1990, property of an English gentleman.

Description

A rare Islamic tubular phial with cream colored glaze with nice iridescence and a bit of encrustation. It has a rounded base and a narrow opening at the top. Very graceful with an attractive unusual shape.

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