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Pear-Shaped Bottle

Arts of the Islamic World

MEDIUM Ceramic
  • Place Made: Iran
  • DATES 17th century
    DYNASTY Safavid Period
    PERIOD Safavid Period
    DIMENSIONS height: 14 1/16 in. (35.7 cm); diameter: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 42.212.15
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Pear-Shaped Bottle, 17th century. Ceramic, height: 14 1/16 in. (35.7 cm); diameter: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Horace O. Havemeyer, 42.212.15. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.42.212.15_view2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pear-shaped with long neck, six reserves with foliated design in ruby luster and underglazed paints in turquoise and cobalt blue border bands. Bears "no.46" mark.
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