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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    1808 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware with underglaze decoration, painted over white slip and pierced

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Charles Marling

  • Museum number:

    209-1906

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 32, shelf 3

Physical description

Bowl of buff-coloured fritware, painted with blue on a white slip and covered with a clear glaze. The sides are further decorated with pierced designs of four peacocks in pairs alternating with trees, which are filled in with a transparent glaze, and the intervening spaces are painted with close spirals. Inside on the bottom is a landscape.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

1808 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware with underglaze decoration, painted over white slip and pierced

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm, Diameter: 22.5 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl of buff-coloured fritware, painted with blue on a white slip and covered with a clear glaze, Iran, 1808.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Slip; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Painted; Pierced

Subjects depicted

Spiral; Landscapes (representations); Tree; Peacock

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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