PC-163 FullPC-163 Lip PC-163 Base KARABA (PC-163)
Region From: Likely Isfahan, Persia.
Estimated Date of Production: Late 1700s.
Dimensions: 344 mm in height, 215 mm in circumference.
Weight: 612 grams.
Colour: Pale yellow with a rich blue-green lip.
Technique: Extremely thin glass, very light for its size. Rouletted lip appears a rich sea-blue/green mix, much thicker than the glass. Snapped off, unfinished lip, smooth base.
Description: Wide neck Karaba – a highly unique and striking form, made of extremely thin, light glass.
Provenance: Purchased May 2014, formerly in a Montreal, QC collection, originally found in Isfahan.
Literature: n/a
Related Works outside this collection: This particular wide-neck form appears to be unique in my research thus far.