10th C. persian (Iran) duel handled red pitcher with flared rim and tapered foot. Condition is quite good with small losses to the rim. Mounted on a custom base for ease and safe display + enjoyment.
According to several tablets written in Babylon and Ashore calligraphy from 1700 and 5650 BC, we have some instructions about making color and enamel of clay. Also, a brochure about pottery dates back to 1301 is accessible in Kashan.
Kashan is one of the important pottery centers that has continued this industry from Neolithic and its fame peaked in the Middle Ages, it still many delicate dishes.An ancient analysis in different regions of Iran such as Tal Chogha, Khorvin, and Hasanlo have delivered much valuable knowledge about ceramic features in each period. For instance, according to research on Esmaiel Abad civilization related to 5000 BC, its ceramics were made of a red and polished paste composed of sand and pug.
An important area to highlight is the Village of Kalpourgan, in Sarvan county, which has an ancient history and located in the easternmost city of Sistan and Baluchistan. “Kalpour” is the name of a plant with medicinal usage that is special in the Baluchistan region. The Kalpourgan pottery has a direct connection with the Baloch tribal beliefs, which has great importance in its global reputation. Other distinguishing features of Kalpourgan pottery are geometric designs and glazes. The pottery of this village is a continuation of the pottery from 6000 years ago that are known as red pottery.
Age: 10th Century
Dimensions: 13 3/4″ high with base 12 1/8″ high without x 6″ x 6″