Late Persian Ewer
EWER (PC-131)
Region From: Likely Isfahan or Shiraz, Persia.
Estimated Date of Production: Late 1600s to mid 1700s.
Dimensions: 179 mm in height, 86 mm in circumference (both measurements excluding spout).
Weight: 263 grams
Colour: Medium Cobalt Blue.
Technique: Open pontilled, shaped foot, applied ring, finger handle, rigaree, decorated spout. Gilt paint 30% intact.
Description: Delightful, fine, classic late Persian ewer. Very similar to PC-104.
Condition: Near mint.
Provenance: Purchased December 2013 from a Montreal collector.
Literature: substantial.
Related Works outside this collection: Substantial. Metropolitan Museum has 40+.