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Name of Object:

Pitcher with cockerel head

Location:

Turin, Italy

Holding Museum:

MAO Museum of Oriental Art

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Date of Object:

Hegira 6th–7th century / AD 12th–13th century

Museum Inventory Number:

ISv/65

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Frit body, lustre decoration

Dimensions:

Height 27.5 cm

Period / Dynasty

Seljuq

Provenance:

Iran (Kashan)

Description:

The pot-bellied pitcher with cockerel head, decorated with an inscription on the neck and close to the base, shows large human figures surrounded by a garden, typical of the monumental style of Kashan.

Citation of this web page:

 "Pitcher with cockerel head" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;it;Mus21;20;en

MWNF Working Number: IT1 20

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Islamic Dynasties / Period

Seljuqs (Great Seljuqs)


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Calligraphy Ceramics

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