Pottery bottle of drop form with tubular neck and inverted domed mouth on short foot. The entire surface is covered with a deep dark blue background colour and gold and red lozenges, flowers and curls. Front of the body has a large circular medalion.
AKM799, Cobalt Blue Bottle with Gilded Decoration

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Cobalt Blue Bottle with Gilded Decoration
  • Accession Number:AKM799
  • Place:Iran
  • Dimensions:32.8 cm
  • Date:late 13th century
  • Materials and Technique:fritware, opaque monochrome glaze with polychrome inglaze and overglaze decoration, and gilding (lajvardina ware)

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