Pitcher with cockerel head

Unknown12th century AD - 13th century AD

Museo d'Arte Orientale

Museo d'Arte Orientale
Torino, Italy

The pot-bellied pitcher with cockerel head, decorated with an inscription on the neck and close to the base, shows large human figures surrounded by a garden, typical of the monumental style of Kashan.


  • Title: Pitcher with cockerel head
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 12th century AD - 13th century AD
  • Location Created: Kashan, Iran
  • Physical Dimensions: h27.5 cm
  • Object Hegira dates: 6th-7th century
  • Key-words: Ceramic, lustre, Seljuk, Kashan
  • Dynasties: Seljuk
  • Type: Vessels
  • Rights: All Rights Reserved - MAO Museo d'Arte Orientale, Turin
  • Medium: Frit body, lustre decoration

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