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Ewer

  • Place of origin:

    Rayy (made)

  • Date:

    13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware painted in colours and gilded over a lead-glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the executors of Lady Marling, CBE

  • Museum number:

    C.183-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 26, shelf 7

Physical description

Ewer of buff fritware, 'lajvardina' ware, painted in colours and gilded over a dark blue lead-glaze. Pear-shaped with a long cylindrical neck and loop handle. Painted on the body and neck in vertical panels separated by red lines with circles and trefoils in red, white and gold on a ground diapered with white scrolls.

Place of Origin

Rayy (made)

Date

13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware painted in colours and gilded over a lead-glaze

Dimensions

Height: 22.2 cm, Diameter: 13.3 cm

Descriptive line

Ewer of buff fritware, 'lajvardina' ware, pear-shaped with a long cylindrical neck and loop handle, painted in colours and gilded over a dark blue lead-glaze, Rayy, 13th century.

Production Note

register

Materials

Fritware; Lead glaze

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Diaper; Trefoil; Scrolls

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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