Pilgrim flask

Details

  • Title

    Pilgrim flask

  • Associated place

    Iran (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    13th century (1201 - 1300)
  • Material and technique

    fritware, covered with a deep blue glaze

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    16 x 24 x 20 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1978.2235

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Glossary of terms

fritware

glaze

Further reading

Soustiel, Laure, and James Allan, ‘The Problem of Saljuq Monochrome Wares’, James Allan, ed., Islamic Art in the Ashmolean Museum, Part Two, Oxford Studies in Islamic Art, 10 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995), x.2, p. 89, fig. 6 p. 88

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