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Spittoon

Spittoon

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    1650-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, lustre decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Salting, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.1966-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 6

Physical description

Spittoon, fritware,of compressed globular form with stepped collar, overglaze painted in ruby-coloured lustre on the spout, while the shoulder is divided into six panels alternating between stylized poppies and plain panels, above a horizontal band of poppies.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

1650-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, lustre decoration

Dimensions

Height: 9.2 cm, Diameter: 10 cm

Descriptive line

Spittoon, fritware, painted in ruby-coloured lustre with panels of poppies, Iran, 1650-1700.

Materials

Fritware; Lustre; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Lustre

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Stem; Foliage

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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