Item Type: Islamic Iridescent Bowl Item Description: Nice Islamic bowl that has been restored from many fragments with few losses. The bowl originally had a glossy white glaze with black and blue decorations, all of which can be seen on small portions of the interior and exterior of the bowl. Iridescence can be seen on the beige interior. Olfactory Inspection: Not performed Aural Inspection. Certainty of Authenticity: 100% For more info do a search for "The Marcel Gibrat Collection" including the quote marks.
Marcel Gibrat (Pictured working on a Greek Kylyx in the 1970s), my grandfather, was a Restorer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan and later owned a Madison Avenue Restoration Studio and Art Gallery one block from the Guggenheim Museum. From the 1960s to 1990s. Marcel was undoubtedly a genius and was, as far as I know, the only Restorer for the Met without a PhD. In fact he had a sixth grade education.
He was also a talented painter. Im Max Lewin the curator of what remains of Marcels extensive art collection, comprising ancient, tribal, Asian and European art. I have grown up around art and. I worked with Marcel summers and in college. Marcel was an unquestioned expert in antiquities and all items in the collection from the ancient world are guaranteed to be authentic.Marcel also had a particular affinity for African tribal art, and while dating such items is problematic, he absolutely had impeccable taste. Some of his opinions on provenance of tribal items have been challenged. There are also Asian items of various quality, and many fine and genuine items from primitive cultures including relatively contemporary (a few hundred years old) and both neolithic and upper paleolithic items. Many of the items have archaeological markings. The item "OLD MIDDLE EASTERN ISLAMIC 14TH CENTURY PORCELAIN IRIDESCENT BOWL w RESTORATION" is in sale since Sunday, May 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Islamic".collection" and is located in Asheville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.