• Region: 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.

  • Built By:
  • Provenance: Fairbourne Collection, purchased July 2012.
  • Condition:
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  • Related Works outside of this collection:

    None of the Karabas outside this collection appear to have a similar colouration.