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Ewer

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1650-1720 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, sprig-moulded, green glazed

  • Museum number:

    1300-1876

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 1

Physical description

Ewer, earthenware, of globular shape with ribbed flared neck, tapering faceted spout and ear shaped handle, the neck with a pattern of 'beaded' slip forming bands of flowerheads and rosettes, covered in a thick opaque celadon-coloured glaze

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

ca. 1650-1720 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, sprig-moulded, green glazed

Dimensions

Height: 19.1 cm, Diameter: 15.9 cm

Descriptive line

Ewer, coarse fritware, covered with an opaque pale green glaze imitating Chinese celadon ware; Iran, 1650-1720

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Lane, Arthur. Later Islamic Pottery. London: Faber and Faber, 1957. 133p., ill. Pages 71, 108, plate 93C

Labels and date

Ewer.
1300-1876. [1954-]

Materials

Earthenware; Slip

Techniques

Moulded; Painted; Glazed

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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