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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1650-1700. (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, painted in green and red slip and underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    1187-1893

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase of flattened form, fritware, painted in red, blue and olive green under a clear glaze, with a pair of two-handled vases decorated with cartouches and flowering plants. On either side of these vases is a flowering plant in blue, and from their mouths hang down flowering stems. Imitation Chinese "tassel" mark in blue

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

ca. 1650-1700. (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, painted in green and red slip and underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 33.3 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, fritware, of flattened heart-shape, underglaze painted in blue with red and green slip, covered in a clear glaze; Iran, 1650-1700.

Production Note

"Kirman Polychrome"

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Floral pattern; Vases

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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