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  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bowl painted in two blues. A double line runs round the outer rim of the octagonal bowl above a continuous landscape of mounds, fabulous trees, sharp rocks, huts, birds in flight, branches and leaves, often marked by a light blue wash. The well is plain and the centre is made up of a lattice lozenge with four palmettes and split leaves with a central cross.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)


17th century (made)


Height: 8.6 cm, Width: 15.1 cm

Descriptive line

ISL, NP, 17






Ceramics Collection

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