Antique Omani glazed pottery

Antique Omani glazed pottery
  • Description

 

Large  bowl.  Green / turquoise glazing with black geometrical designs inside and outside.

Yellow orange clay. Ring base.  Height 16,5 cm. Diameter  28 cm.

 

 

antique Omani pottery

Antique Omani pottery

Antique Omani pottery

Antique Omani glazed pottery

 

Name: "Antique Omani glazed pottery"

Period: 1600-1800

Origin: Oman (Persian influence)

References:
  1. No reference exists of Omani pottery of the last 4 centuries.
  2. Sarah Posey Yemeni pottery British Museum (focus on "modern" pottery) 1994 Traditional pottery from Oman and Yemen have little in common apart from the geometric decoration.
  3. We have seen some pots from china 15th century they resemble the Omani pots even more closely, see photo slide-show for example. We found shards of similar pots in an old deserted ruined village in the hills next to the Batinah.
  4. "Islamic Art in Oman" chapter 9 Islamic Pottery in Oman by Seth Priestman (describes pottery of much earlier periods)