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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    2491-1876

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bottle painted in 2 blues and black. A band of eight striped panels marks the top of the long neck. A continuous decoration covers the rest of the neck, shoulder and body. Four unusually tall sypresses outline four areas which contain two quadrupeds with long necks defying each other amidst flowers and tufted grass. In addition there are two sets of leafy lotuses with flaming leaves. A zigzag band surrounds the base ring.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Dimensions

Height: 28.8 cm, Width: 18.1 cm

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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