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Islamic, Islamic Art ( Iran, Kâshân)
13th century A.D.
H: 25 cm
A beautiful Epichysis with a squat belly and a high, slender neck ending in a long beaked spout. This particular shape is referred to as an “epichysis”, and recalls an oinochoi with a low body reminiscent of a pyxis (box).
The word askos originally designates the skin of an animal that was sewn and turned into a skin intended to carry liquids, especially wine or water.
A light beige-gray ceramic bowl, covered with a white slip; the decoration is painted in black under a beautiful turquoise glaze, thicker on the bottom where it partially dripped.
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