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Cobalt pouring vessel with spherical body and wide flaring trumpet mouth. The interior of the flaring top is decorated with brown lustre foliate designs against a white background. On the exterior, brown peacocks and brown foliage, entire surface is covered with dark blue glaze which nearly obscures these underglaze forms.
AKM802, Pitcher with Lustre-Painted Peacocks

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Pitcher with Lustre-Painted Peacocks
  • Accession Number:AKM802
  • Place:Iran, Kirman
  • Dimensions:21 cm
  • Date:17th century
  • Materials and Technique:fritware, with lustre-painting on an opaque white glaze, and a transparent cobalt glaze on the exterior (lustre ware)

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