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Spittoon

Spittoon

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    1650-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, lustre decoration

  • Museum number:

    2530-1876

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 6

Physical description

Spittoon of glazed fritware with decoration of trees and flowers on the exterior and the inside lip with interlace arabesque scroll in metallic lustre

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

1650-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, lustre decoration

Dimensions

Height: 11.4 cm, Diameter: 11.7 cm

Descriptive line

Spittoon, fritware, with decoration of trees and flowers in ruby-coloured lustre; Iran, 1650-1700.

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Lustre; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Trees

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Middle East Section

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