33-2 KARABA (PC-033)
Region From: Likely Isfahan or Shiraz, Persia.
Estimated Date of Production: Mid to late 1700s. Cruder, bottle-green glass, unlike PC-024 and PC-025.
Dimensions: 276 mm in height, 192 mm in circumference.
Weight: 1044 grams
Colour: Green. Substantial content residue remains, so the true colour may not be coming through.
Technique: Smooth base, freeblown, rouletted string rim with a defined “X”, smaller than on PC-040 but quite noticeable. Sheared and unpolished (jagged) lip.
Description: Small size Karaba in a standard “bottle green” reminiscent of European and British bottles of this era. Pronounced straight-sided neck is notable. Lip extends further than usual above string rim.
Provenance: Purchased July 2012 from a dealer warehouse in NY/NJ. PC-033, PC-034, PC-039, PC-040 came as a set.
Literature: n/a
Related Works outside this collection: Nearly parallel neck sides an identifying feature of this piece.