Author: Andrea Bird

PC-103

(PC-103) Region: Possibly Shiraz, Persia. Estimated Date of Production: 1700s. Dimensions: 133 mm in height, 99 mm circumference. Weight: 241 grams. Colour: Pale green. Technique: 1.5 rings of stringing on neck, everted and flattened lip, faint vertical ribbing, open pontilled based. Description: Curiously the only ribbed variant of this style – and only faintly. Small sample size, however; may not be meaningful distinction. Built By: Provenance: Purchased from the Fairbourne collection in November 2012. Condition: Internal content stain, otherwise near mint. Literature: Related Works outside of this collection: Few known, likely an unrecognized Persian...

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PC-080

(PC-080) Region: Possibly Shiraz, Persia. Estimated Date of Production: 1700s. Dimensions: 153 mm in height, 101 mm circumference. Weight: 200 grams. Colour: Light blue aqua. Technique: 2 rings of stringing on neck, everted lip, no vertical ribbing, open pontilled based. Description: Very messy stringing. Built By: Provenance: Purchased from the Fairbourne collection in November 2012. Condition: Minor internal content stain, very minor glass loss from stringing, otherwise near mint. Literature: Related Works outside of this collection: Few known, likely an unrecognized Persian...

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PC-012

(PC-012) Region: Possibly Shiraz, Persia. Estimated Date of Production: 1700s. Dimensions: 145 mm in height, 99 mm circumference. Weight: 235 grams. Colour: Blue green. Technique: 1.5 rings of stringing on neck, everted and flattened lip, no vertical ribbing, open pontilled based. Description: Beautiful, classic example of the form. Built By: Provenance: Purchased from the Fairbourne collection in June 2012. Condition: Minor internal content stain, otherwise near mint. Literature: Related Works outside of this collection: Few known, likely an unrecognized Persian...

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CHRISTIES – 2005 – APRIL

(CHRISTIES – 2005 – APRIL) Region: “Shiraz, Iran”. Estimated Date of Production: “18th century”. Dimensions: 215 mm in height. Weight: Unknown. Colour: "pale blue" Technique: “With fluted decoration to the neck and upper body, applied band encircling the neck terminating in a tear-drop shaped pendant”. Description: “A pale blue glass bottle, Iran, Shiraz, 18th century. With fluted decoration to the neck and upper body, applied band encircling the neck terminating in a tear-drop shaped pendant — 8½in. (21.5cm) high.” Built By: Provenance: Sold by Christies Auction House, Sale 5560, 29 April 2005, London, South Kensington Auction Hall. Condition: Not...

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CHRISTIES – 2005 – OCTOBER

(CHRISTIES – 2005 – OCTOBER) Region: “Shiraz, Iran” Estimated Date of Production: 18th Century Dimensions: 210 mm in height. Weight: Unknown. Colour: “pale green iridescent”. Technique: “Of fluted pear shaped form with an applied band encircling the neck”. Description: “A PALE GREEN IRIDESCENT GLASS BOTTLE, IRAN, SHIRAZ, 18TH CENTURY. Of fluted pear shaped form with an applied band encircling the neck — 8¼in. (21cm.) high.” Built By: Provenance: Sold by Christies Auction House, Sale 5566, 14 October 2005, London, South Kensington Auction Hall. Condition: Not stated. Literature: Related Works outside of this collection:...

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