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Blue-glazed pilgrim flask with four-leaf pattern

PDC 23147

Blue-glazed pilgrim flask with four-leaf pattern
Clay. Haft Tepe. 1st-3rd century A.D. Height 12.9 cm. Private collection, Aichi. This pilgrim flask was also made in two halves in molds and joined together later. There is a pattern of four leaves around a circle on both sides of the flask. Tripod marks are also seen.
 - Shinji Fukai, Ceramics of Ancient Persia (New York: Weatherhill, 1981), plate 94
 - Photo by Bin Takahashi


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