• Region: Possibly Shiraz, Persia.
  • Estimated Date of Production: Mid to late 1700s.
  • Dimensions: 286 mm in height, 199 mm by 128 mm in circumference.
  • Weight: 826 grams.
  • Colour: Blue aqua.
  • Technique:

    Blowpipe pontilled, freeblown, everted and tooled lip, estimated 14 clockwise turns of glass threading on neck (but almost all are missing).

  • Description:

    Very odd larger piece. Thicker glass, multiple levels of internal staining. Relatively wide mouth makes me consider this a contender for a decanter of some sort – to regularly receive liquid that was poured out.

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  • Provenance: Purchased September 2012 from the Fairbourne Collection.
  • Condition: Almost total loss of glass stringing, areas of internal haze, a variety of sizes of internal bubbles. Full external gloss.
  • Literature: None.
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