A ewer made of reddish clay with blue glaze, shaped like a rooster's head. The rooster's features and its beak are painted in dark brown on top of the deep blue glaze, and handle from the top of the head to the body.
AKM766, Cockerel-Headed Ewer

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Cockerel-Headed Ewer
  • Accession Number:AKM766
  • Place:Iran, Kashan
  • Dimensions:36.8 x 66 cm
  • Date:late 12th to early 13th century
  • Materials and Technique:fritware, moulded, cobalt glaze with brown decoration under a transparent glaze (and later overglaze brown painting)

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