Region From: Possibly Shiraz, Persia.
Estimated Date of Production: Late 1700s to early 1800s.
Dimensions: 210 mm in height, 167 mm in circumference.
Weight: 719 grams.
Colour: Light blue aqua.
Technique: Sand pontilled, freeblown, rough snapped lip with thick string rim of rouletted glass.
Description: Storage jar, likely intended for pickled fruits, as these are mentioned constantly in the references to the products of 17th century Shirazi glassworks.
Condition: Very near mint.
Provenance: Purchased October 2012 part of the Fairbourne Collection.
Literature: none.
Related Works outside this collection: none.