Patterns & Poetry


Inspired by an investigation into ancient Persian pottery, their decorating, patterning and ornamentation of wares. Specifically the patterning on this antique turquoise jar from Kashan, Iran, pre 1800s. 

Make: wheel thrown
Approximate measurements:
     Height: 4.5 inches | 11.5 cm
     Width: 6 inches | 15.25 cm
     Opening: 4 inches | 10 cm
Material: nude, textured stoneware, high temperature kiln-fired for durability
Finish: henna coloured underglaze, and clear gloss finish