Large jar

Persian
Seljuk or Ilkhanid
Second half 13th century


Object Place: Probably Kashan, Iran

Dimensions

Overall: 69 x 45 cm (27 3/16 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.829

Medium or Technique

Fritware with cobalt-blue glaze

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics

Provenance

Said to have been found in a village near Shiraz, Iran [see note 1]. By 1938, Ayoub Rabenou, New York. By 1944, Edward Jackson Holmes (b. 1873 – d. 1950), Topsfield, MA; 1944, gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1944)

NOTES:
[1] Pope, Arthur Upham. Survey of Persian Art. London, New York: Oxford University Press (1938), p. 1630.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes