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Bottle Vase

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1886M38
Collection:Applied Art - Pottery
Date:1580 - 1620


The decoration is closely inspired by the scrolling flower head and lambrequin ornament of Ming dynasty porcelains.

Purchased, 1886.

Further Information

Production Period:Safavid Dynasty (1500-1722)
Medium:Stone paste body painted in cobalt blue under a thick glassy alkaline glaze.
Place of Origin:Iran / Persia