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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (possibly, made)
    Iraq (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    12th century-13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with decoration stamped in relief

  • Museum number:

    C.695-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 7

Physical description

Jar for storage, unglazed earthenware, of ovoid shape with short straight-sided neck, the shoulders an ornamental band moulded in relief with turban wearing male figures seated within lobed niches interspersed with hexafoils, and produced with two stamps repeated. A row of thumb-impressed indentation below.

Place of Origin

Iran (possibly, made)
Iraq (possibly, made)

Date

12th century-13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with decoration stamped in relief

Dimensions

Height: 21.6 cm, Diameter: 16.5 cm

Descriptive line

Jar, unglazed earthenware, ovoid, with moulded figural decoration; Iran or Iraq, 12th century-13th century.

Labels and date

Jar.
MESOPOTAMIAN or PERSIAN; 12th-13th century.
C.695-1923. [Old 133 G label]

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Stamping (marking)

Subjects depicted

Niche; Human

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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