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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
West Asia
Safavid dynasty
16th century AD
17th century AD
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