Late Persian Ewer EWER (PC-086)
Region From: Likely Isfahan or Shiraz, Persia, although possibly imported.
Estimated Date of Production: Mid 1800s.
Dimensions: 186 mm in height, 98 mm in circumference (both measurements excluding spout).
Weight: 405 grams
Colour: Cobalt Blue.
Technique: Solid pontil, applied ring, finger handle, rigaree, decorated spout.
Description: Paired with PC-085. Same glass as used in PC-010.
Condition: Very near mint.
Provenance: Purchased Summer 2013 from the previous owner, now living in the USA. According to her, this ewer and PC-085 were used together as ceremonial ewers in a palace in Persia by one of her forefathers.
Literature: substantial.
Related Works outside this collection: Substantial. Metropolitan Museum has 40+.