- 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.
1.75 rings of stringing on neck, everted lip, NO vertical ribbing, open pontilled based.
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.
- Related Works outside of this collection:
Many; commoner form.