24-1 KARABA (PC-024)
Region From: Likely Shiraz, Persia.
Estimated Date of Production: Early to mid 1700s.
Dimensions: 313 mm in height, 202 mm circumference.
Weight: 1361 grams.
Colour: Amber, with dark amber swirls, particularly in base.
Technique: Smooth base, freeblown, rouletted string rim, sheared and unpolished lip.
Description: Larger, taller example of a storage and shipping container used for the transport of Shirazi wine.
Provenance: Fairbourne Collection, purchased July 2012.
Literature: n/a.
Related Works outside this collection: none of the Karabas outside this collection appear to have a similar lip finish.