AN UMAYYAD POTTERY PILGRIM BOTTLE, Syria or Iraq, circa 8th century AD. The flattened disc-shaped flask with simple loop handles and tubular mouth, turquoise glazed. Size: 9 cm high. 'Condition: Superb for type and extremely rare. A slightly larger bottle sold at Christies SALE 6628 LOT 23 for $3731 at the rates of the day. Our bottle has much more glaze and thus at least as good!. Ex. Old Danish private collection, bought in Ithe 1950s.
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