Bottle

Persian
Safavid
Mid-to-late 17th century, with later additions


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

Overall: 37.2 x 20 x 12cm (14 5/8 x 7 7/8 x 4 3/4in.)

Accession Number

95.411

Medium or Technique

Fritware with painted decoration on white slip under transparent glaze; silver top

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics

Mold-made wine bottle with blue gound and figures in white, outlined in black. One side shows a woman sitting at table and man with a deer over his shoulder. The other side shows a hunter. Neck and mouth of bottle are replacements in silver.

Provenance

Samuel C. Coleman, New York. By 1880, Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales, Boston; 1895, gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 2, 1895)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales