Region From: Possibly Shiraz, Persia.
Estimated Date of Production: 1700s.
Dimensions: 134 mm in height, 90 mm circumference.
Weight: 132 grams.
Colour: Pale blue.
Technique: 2.25 rings of stringing on neck, everted lip, no vertical ribbing, open pontilled based.
Description: The only small flask in the collection (as at May 2013) with stringing that snakes UP the neck, rather than simply AROUND the neck. Small sample size, however; may not be meaningful distinction.
Condition: Delightfully small, very near mint.
Provenance: Purchased from the Fairbourne collection in November 2012.
Literature: n/a
Related Works outside this collection: Few known, likely an unrecognized Persian form.