• Region: Likely Shiraz, Persia.
  • Estimated Date of Production: Mid to late 1600s.
  • Dimensions: 312 mm in height, 45 mm by 160 mm in circumference.
  • Weight: 443 grams.
  • Colour: Pale green aqua.
  • Technique:

    Blowpipe pontilled, freeblown, everted lip, 18 clockwise turns of stringing on neck.

  • Description:

    Long-necked bottle – the only one in the collection at this time with substantial internal wear; perhaps that is why it “appears” older than the rest. The techniques are very similar across all specimens.

  • Built By:
  • Provenance: Purchased June 2012 from the United Kingdom.
  • Condition: Internal staining, very minor loss of glass stringing.
  • Literature: Listed but unsold in a Christie’s auction in 2011-2012.
  • Related Works outside of this collection:

    Similar piece in Victoria and Albert Museum; two examples in a private collection in India.