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Pilgrim flask

Pilgrim flask

  • Place of origin:

    Kütahya (made)
    Turkey

  • Date:

    1750-1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, polychrome painted, glazed; brass mounts

  • Museum number:

    903-1907

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 28, shelf 7

Physical description

Pilgrim bottle of grey fritware, painted in colours on a white slip and covered with a clear glaze. Mounted with a screw stopper and bands of brass. Of flattened globular form, painted on either side with conventional flowers and fishes in red, blue, green and yellow outlined in black, and arranged in concentric bands.

Place of Origin

Kütahya (made)
Turkey

Date

1750-1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, polychrome painted, glazed; brass mounts

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm, Width: 17.1 cm

Descriptive line

Pilgrim flask, fritware, polychrome painted and glazed, Turkey (Kütahya), 1750-1775

Materials

Fritware; Glaze; Slip; Brass

Techniques

Glazed; Painted; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Fishes; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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