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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware moulded in relief under a dark blue glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.422-1940

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 26, shelf 2

Physical description

Jug of fritware moulded in relief under a dark blue glaze. Pear-shaped body with a spreading foot, cylindrical neck and vertical handle. Moulded with scrolled foliations on the neck, a band of Arabic inscription is on the body and gadroons above the foot.

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware moulded in relief under a dark blue glaze

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm, Diameter: 15.2 cm

Descriptive line

Jug of fritware moulded in relief under a dark blue glaze, Iran, 13th century.

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Moulded; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Foliate; Gadroons

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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