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Vase

Accession Number
1972/2.128

Title
Vase

Artist(s)
Iranian

Artist Nationality
Iranian

Object Creation Date
16th century - 17th century

Medium & Support
stoneware with iridescent turquoise glaze

Dimensions
5 1/2 in. x 4 in. x 4 in. ( 13.97 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm )

Credit Line
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design

Subject matter
See physical description. 

Physical Description
This vase is in the baluster shape and has a fine turquoise blue crackled glaze. It has been broken in many pieces and restored. The composition of the body is in line with typical pottery techniques found in major centers of the Iranian Islamic world which utilized a frit body covered with glaze. 

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
vase

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
Iranian Islamic pottery styles after the Mongols
Islamic (culture or style)
Safavid (Iranian Islamic styles )
Safavid pottery styles
frit
turquoise (color)
vase-shaped
vases

2 Related Resources

Arts from Persia and Iran
(Part of: Ancient and Classical Civilizations)
Visual Cultures of Islam - Ceramics
(Part of: Visual Cultures of Islam )

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