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Pitcher with cockerel head
MAO Museum of Oriental Art
Hegira 6th–7th century / AD 12th–13th century
Frit body, lustre decoration
Height 27.5 cm
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.
"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