Albarello

late 12th century to early 13th century (made)

Unknown

Height: 16.2 cm, Diameter: 12.7 cm

293-1900 MES

Albarello, fritware, black slip under a turquoise glaze, Iran (Kashan), late 12th to early 13th century.

Fritware albarello, of cylindrical shape with slightly incurved sides and a short neck, decorated in black slip and covered with a turquoise glaze. Painted with foliated scrolls on the body and oblique stripes on the shoulder. The foot is unglazed.

Location: Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137, case 27, shelf 7

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