All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1323147 (stock #544ar)
E & M Perez
Measuring 7" high, and approximately 4" at the widest point of the body, this ceramic jar dates to the 17th century of the Safavid Empire, which was located in what is now Iran. The glaze is very heavy and is decorated with underglaze blue, and has areas of greenish tint, seen primarily at the shoulder and on the bottom. there are areas where brown pigments are visible in the glaze, also visible in photos. The blue decoration depicts arabesque forms with linear and foliate designs...