25-1 KARABA (PC-025)
Region From: Likely Shiraz, Persia.
Estimated Date of Production: Early to mid 1700s.
Dimensions: 274 mm in height, 168 mm in circumference.
Weight: 712 grams
Colour: Dark blue green.
Technique: Smooth base, freeblown, roped double string rim, sheared and unpolished (jagged) lip.
Description: Small size Karaba, elegantly double-roped lip finish. May have been intended for transport of some product other than Shirazi wine, because the volume held is so much less than the standard Karaba.
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 colouration.