Region From: Possibly Shiraz, Persia.
Estimated Date of Production: 1700s.
Dimensions: 275 mm in height, 228 mm in circumference.
Weight: 1574 grams.
Colour: Yellow green with amber striations.
Technique: Sand pontilled, freeblown, jagged 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. Possibly the most delightful bottle in the collection.
Condition: Very near mint.
Provenance: Purchased October 2012 part of the Fairbourne Collection.
Literature: none.
Related Works outside this collection: none.