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Catalog number 58.35
Artist N/A
Title Pitcher
Object Name Pitcher
Description Decorated with all-over geometric designs in green, red, and blue on a white ground, this pitcher has a bulbous body, narrow neck, and curved handle. This pitcher is an example of "K├╝tahya ware," an important pottery center of Turkey. It borrows the form of a "Rhodian" jug, so-called after the Greek city of Rhodes, the primary site of excavation of pitchers of this type. Safavid period, 1600-1699 AD
Medium/Material Kutahya ware/Ceramic
Dimensions H-8.5 Dia-5 inches
Year Range from 1600.0
Year Range to 1700.0
Search Terms Ancient
Iran
West Asia
Safavid dynasty
16th century AD
17th century AD
Pitcher
Islamic
Ceramic
Patterns
Turkey
Exhibition and Publication History *"Queens College Art Collection," 1960, #221.
*The Grandeur of Islamic Art in Image and Object, GTM, February 13 - May 31, 2007. Lisa Brody, Co-Curator.
Culture Near Eastern/Turkish