• Region: Likely Isfahan or Shiraz, Persia, although possibly imported.
  • Estimated Date of Production: Mid 1800s.
  • Dimensions: 191 mm in height, 101 mm in circumference (both measurements excluding spout).
  • Weight: 411 grams
  • Colour: Cobalt Blue
  • Technique:

    Solid pontil, applied ring, finger handle, rigaree, decorated spout.

  • Description:

    Same glass as used in PC-010.

  • Built By:
  • Provenance: Purchased Summer 2013 from the previous owner, now living in the USA. According to her, this ewer and PC-086 were used together as ceremonial ewers in a palace in Persia by one of her forefathers.
  • Condition: Spout snapped off by previous owner’s son when he jumped on their suitcase in the airport.
  • Literature: Substantial.
  • Related Works outside of this collection:

    Substantial. Metropolitan Museum has 40+.