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Bottle

Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware painted under the glaze and moulded

  • Museum number:

    C.55-1911

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 26, shelf 2

Physical description

Bottle of buff-coloured fritware, moulded in relief and covered with a greenish-blue glaze. Depressed bulbous body with a narrow neck contracting upwards, and divided by a ring in relief. The upper part of the body is moulded with a frieze of animals above a band of foliage on a continuous wavy stem with coiled branches.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware painted under the glaze and moulded

Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm, Diameter: 20 cm

Descriptive line

Bottle of buff-coloured fritware, with depressed bulbous body, moulded in relief and covered with a greenish-blue glaze, Iran, 13th century.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Glaze

Techniques

Painted; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Stem; Branches; Foliage; Animals

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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