This item has been added to the Database within the Explore Islamic Art Collections project. Information is available in: English, German.
Hegira 10th century / AD 16th century
Leather with chalk ground and gold leaf paint; wood painted to imitate leather; handle: silk and silver thread
This elaborate flask dates from the late AH 10th century / AD 16th century. Its wooden body is covered with a linen and chalk ground that was gilded and painted: we see lovers and musicians in a garden filled with flowers.
"Persian flask" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;at;Mus22;15;en
MWNF Working Number: AT2 15