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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Damascus (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed earthenware painted on a white slip

  • Museum number:

    214-1896

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase of glazed earthenware painted on a white slip with birds, cypress trees, vines and flowering plants in green and manganese on a dark blue ground. On one side are the remains of a handle.

Place of Origin

Damascus (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glazed earthenware painted on a white slip

Dimensions

Height: 31.1 cm, Diameter: 27.6 cm

Object history note

Formerly the property of the late Lord Leighton of Stretton, P.R.A.

Descriptive line

Jar, fritware, painted in colours on a white slip, glazed, Syria (Damascus), 17th century.

Materials

Earthenware; Slip

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Cypress trees; Plants; Vines; Birds

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Middle East Section

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