Kashan Rooster-headed Lustre Pitcher, Persia, possibly 13th/14th century, quatrefoil ribbed body with molded human forms on four sides, the neck narrowing and flaring to end in a molded rooster-head mouth, all decorated with brown lustre glaze, the body decorated with depictions of seated figures alternating with arabesques and bands of Kufic script, ht. 9 3/4 in.
Provenance: Estate of Irma Weiss.
Note: H. Kevorkian collection and Persian Exhibition New York 1940 stickers on base.
Restoration to neck and mouth rim of ewer, minor chip to mouth rim, surface scratches and wear to glaze.
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