Description & Technical information

The body of the lustre albarello decorated with a hexagonal honey-comb design filled with sun-like motifs. A similar jar with geometric decoration from Seljuk-Atabeg period from the 13th century is in the Harvard Art Museum / Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Sarah C. Sears Collection, Accession number 1936.38.  Click here

Date:  13th century
Period:  Middle Ages, 13th century
Origin:  Iran, Kashan
Medium: Ceramic
Dimensions: 30 cm (11³/₄ inches)
Provenance: Private European Collection

Categories: Oriental and Asian Art