Author: Phil

PC-084

(PC-084) Region: Possibly Shiraz, Persia. Estimated Date of Production: 1700s. Dimensions: 179 mm in height, 87 mm circumference. Weight: 209 grams. Colour: Pale aqua. Technique: 1.75 rings of stringing on neck, flat sheared lip, vertical ribbing, open pontilled based. Description: Thin, elongated neck sets this one apart from its peers. Built By: Provenance: Purchased from the Fairbourne collection in November 2012. Condition: Minor stringing loss and minor internal content stain, otherwise near mint. Literature: Related Works outside of this collection: Many; commoner...

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PC-083

(PC-083) Region: Possibly Shiraz, Persia (with a case made for Isfahan, below). Estimated Date of Production: 1700s. Dimensions: 202 mm in height, 130 mm circumference. Weight: 349 grams. Colour: Deep aqua. Technique: 1.75 rings of stringing on neck, everted lip, NO vertical ribbing, open pontilled based. Description: The 17th century travellers talk about glass from Isfahan being very dirty glass, made entirely from cullet, rather than fresh material. Here’s a bottle that is just swimming with junk and inclusions. Built By: Provenance: Purchased from the Fairbourne collection in November 2012. Condition: 25 mm crack off pontil, otherwise near mint....

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PC-082

(PC-082) Region: Possibly Shiraz, Persia. Estimated Date of Production: 1700s. Dimensions: 144 mm in height, 95 mm circumference. Weight: 175 grams. Colour: Pale aqua. Technique: 1.25 rings of stringing on neck, everted lip, vertical ribbing, open pontilled based. Description: Three larger inclusions in body, three light amber swirls in neck, minor inclusions. Built By: Provenance: Purchased from the Fairbourne collection in November 2012. Condition: Minor internal content stain, otherwise near mint. Literature: Related Works outside of this collection: Many; commoner...

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PC-081

(PC-081) Region: Possibly Shiraz, Persia. Estimated Date of Production: 1700s. Dimensions: 154 mm in height, 96 mm circumference. Weight: 153 grams. Colour: Pale aqua. Technique: 1 ring of stringing on neck, everted lip, vertical ribbing, solid pontilled based. Circular glass “pocket” extends approximately 13 mm out from the side of the body. Description: Fascinating “pocket” on the exterior. Not a pour spout because there is no hole into the body. Very curious, hoping to someday see a parallel in a metal or pottery form and perhaps learn what this extra bit of glass was intended for. Built By: Provenance:...

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PC-079

(PC-079) Region: Possibly Shiraz, Persia. Estimated Date of Production: 1700s. Dimensions: 181 mm in height, 110 mm circumference. Weight: 205 grams. Colour: Pale aqua. Technique: 1.75 rings of stringing on neck, everted lip, vertical ribbing, open pontilled based. Description: Interesting neck – a slight pinching 35 mm down leads to a small area of bulge – a manufacture technique or a flaw? Built By: Provenance: Purchased from the Fairbourne collection in November 2012. Condition: Minor glass loss on stringing. Two co-located stars, one with a flat 10 mm bruise. Literature: Related Works outside of this collection: Many; commoner...

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