PC-090 SMALL FLASK (PC-090) Region From: Possibly Shiraz, Persia.
Estimated Date of Production: Early to mid-1700s.
Dimensions: 193 mm in height, 145 mm by 121 mm circumference.
Weight: 567 grams.
Colour: Green aqua.
Technique: 1.5 rings of glass stringing around neck, rounded lip with inner edge, solid pontilled based.
Description: Unique form for this collection; unique lip finish as well. Bulbous, squat, substantial. Over time and repeated handling, the stringing around the neck of these bottles becomes more pragmatically useful and less decorative – it substantially aids in the handling of the bottles.
Condition: 17 mm and 10 mm star cracks in the body. Full surface gloss.
Provenance: Purchased from the Fairbourne collection in November 2012; previously in the Brintnall collection.
Literature: n/a
Related Works outside this collection: none.