Persian bowl & cup
- Art Funded
- Bowl: 8 x 18.5 cm; cup: 14 x 15 cm
- Presented by
- Henry Van den Bergh through The Art Fund
1) bowl depicts a lady enthroned holding goblet with 2 attendants and sphinxes, birds and gryphons above and below.
Outside, banc of Neshky characters comprising part of love poem. 2) cup has panelled decoration on the upper part with arabesque ornaments and birds in vertical compartments separated by narrow bands and with Neshky inscriptions.
Henry Van Den Bergh