• Region: Possibly Shiraz, Persia.
  • Estimated Date of Production: 1700s.
  • Dimensions: 134 mm in height, 90 mm circumference.
  • Weight: 132 grams.
  • Colour: Pale blue.
  • Technique:

    2.25 rings of stringing on neck, everted lip, no vertical ribbing, open pontilled based.

  • Description:

    The only small flask in the collection (as at May 2013) with stringing that snakes UP the neck, rather than simply AROUND the neck. Small sample size, however; may not be meaningful distinction.

  • Built By:
  • Provenance: Purchased from the Fairbourne collection in November 2012.
  • Condition: Delightfully small, very near mint.
  • Literature:
  • Related Works outside of this collection:

    Few known, likely an unrecognized Persian form.