A Kashan lustre moulded pottery Cockerel Head Ewer Persia, 13th Century
Lot 133
A Kashan lustre moulded pottery Cockerel Head Ewer Persia, 13th Century
£12,000 - 18,000
US$ 20,000 - 30,000
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Lot Details
A Kashan lustre moulded pottery Cockerel Head Ewer
Persia, 13th Century
with pear-shaped body and narrow neck with bulb, the top in the form of a stylised cockerel head, the beak with an aperture to either side, the strap-handle with raised thumb-piece, on a short slightly spread foot, decorated in brown lustre, the body divided into a frieze of drop-shaped panels, alternately filled with palmette-scrolls and a smaller scrolling foliate design, each with a moulded design, possibly in the form of a seated human figure
38.5 cm. high

Footnotes

  • This lot is an unusual example of this type of ceramic, with its frieze of moulded seated figures that are unrelated to the lustre decorative scheme.
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