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fritware painted in lustre over a glaze coloured with blue, metal lid and collar
fritware, moulded, painted in lustre on a white glaze coloured with blue topped with a copper alloy lid Shape: pear-shaped bottle on a low foot ring with an elongated cylindrical neck and lid that joined by a chain (now broken). Exterior: on the neck floral sprays above a frieze of triangles. On the body peacocks are painted within a landscape of cypress trees and floral spays, a rectangle with attached curving lines may represent a stylised river. A concentric band is painted on the foot; the underside of the base is covered with glaze which is white, unlike the blue colouration on the body. Scar marks on the base indicate the use of a tripod stacking device in the kiln.
Iran (potter) (country)
Iranian (potter) (nationality)
fritware, moulded, painted in lustre on a white glaze coloured with blue topped with a copper alloy lid
height: (whole): 25.5
circa 1600 to 1699
Purchased with the Glaisher Fund
C.140-1935 (Applied Arts)