ANCIENT ITEMS DISCLAIMER: This piece is part of a small collection of ancient/historic/antique artifacts that we recently acquired. We are brand new to dealing in such items. Extensive research is being conducted with the hope of accurately representing each piece. That being said, all origin and/or age claims should be taken with a grain of salt. We are bound to make a few mistakes before we get the basics down. Please feel free to share your knowledge with us...this is always greatly appreciated!
Being offered for sale is the ancient GLAZED & DECORATED (crude scribble-circles & spirals design) POTTERY PLATE/DISH (possibly Turkish or Kashan) from circa the 12th-14th century (best guess), as seen in the pictures/as described in the title. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR IMPORTANT CONDITION NOTES. Being offered for sale AS-FOUND, uncleaned. May require a thorough detailing to bring to its full potential. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED or your money back...no questions asked!
Very Good condition with a maker's defect/unknown blemish (which is green from oxidation?) at top surface of plate (see 9th pic for close-up) and some small/minor chips around rim (visible in many/most pictures) but NO major breaks or repairs. NO structural cracks, fractures, etc.. Light crazing throughout (only visible when looking closely for it under bright light). Oh and that glaze...simply gorgeous! Fantastic example!! Please inspect ALL of the pictures carefully (zoom-in for details).
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT:
Measures 7-1/4" diameter (at rim) & 3-3/16" diameter (at base) x approx 1-3/8" tall. Weighs 14.2 oz.
PLEASE NOTE: The inflated shipping cost for this item is to help offset the high price of insuring the package at full purchase price. Please take this into consideration and work it into your offer(s).
If you are viewing this on a mobile phone or tablet and the pictures are blurry when you zoom in, be sure to check that your browser is set to "Full Website Version", as the mobile browsers often reduce image quality in favor of speed. Our pictures are high resolution and always in focus. Best viewed using a computer with a nice big monitor.