A Kashan underglaze-painted pottery Cocks Head Ewer Persia, circa 1200-20
Lot 135*
A Kashan underglaze-painted pottery Cockerel Head Ewer Persia, circa 1200-20
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 5,633) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Kashan underglaze-painted pottery Cockerel Head Ewer
Persia, circa 1200-20
with pear-shaped body, strap-handle with knop thumb-rest, the mouth in the form of a cockerel's head with narrow elongated aperture at top, decorated in cobalt-blue and black on a white ground, the lower side of the body with a band of cursive pseudo inscription, divided into vertical segments, alternating with inscriptions and scrolling water-weed motif, the head with naturalistic detailing
28.2 cm. high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Private US collection, acquired in 2002; formerly in the Gluck Collection.
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