• Region: Possibly Shiraz, Persia (with a case made for Isfahan, below).
  • Estimated Date of Production: 1700s.
  • Dimensions: 202 mm in height, 130 mm circumference.
  • Weight: 349 grams.
  • Colour: Deep aqua.
  • Technique:

    1.75 rings of stringing on neck, everted lip, NO vertical ribbing, open pontilled based.

  • Description:

    The 17th century travellers talk about glass from Isfahan being very dirty glass, made entirely from cullet, rather than fresh material. Here’s a bottle that is just swimming with junk and inclusions.

  • Built By:
  • Provenance: Purchased from the Fairbourne collection in November 2012.
  • Condition: 25 mm crack off pontil, otherwise near mint.
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  • Related Works outside of this collection:

    Many; commoner form.