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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, underglaze painted

  • Museum number:

    HMC.813

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 32, shelf 1

Physical description

Vase or jar (missing a cover), fritware, of ovoid shape with short straight-sided neck, painted in black with cross-hatched palmettes inside oval reserves against a cross-hatched ground in a continuous band, under a scalloped border; the neck with a cross-hatched band, under a turquoise tinted clear glaze.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, underglaze painted

Descriptive line

Vase or jar, fritware, painted in black under a turquoise glaze, Qajar, Iran, 19th century.

Materials

Fritware; Glaze

Techniques

Painting (image-making); Glazing (coating)

Subjects depicted

Cross hatching; Palmettes

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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