1600 - 1700 (made)


375-1898 CER

Fritware bottle, faceted, with slip decoration and silver mount.

Potters working in Iran during the rule of the Safavid dynasty (1501-1722) created striking ceramics using coloured slips, or liquid clay, under the glaze. This bottle has a delicate floral design in white slip, over a ground of beige slip.

Location: Islamic Middle East, room 42, case WN9

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