Stonepaste; painted in blue under transparent glaze
Pitcher (a): H. 8 13/16 in. (22.4 cm)
W. 7 7/16 in. (18.9 cm)
Max. diam. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Lid (b): H. 1 9/16 in. (4 cm)
Diam. 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)
Wt. 1.9 oz (53.9 g)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1966
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 460
Fernand Adda Collection, Egypt (by 1959–65; sale, Palais Galliéra, Paris,December 3, 1965, no. 803, to Marthe Baschet for MMA)
Lane, Arthur. Later Islamic Pottery: Persia, Syria, Egypt, Turkey. London: Faber and Faber, 1957. p. 50, pl. 29A, pl. 29A illustrates a pitcher with similar shape and decoration, formerly in the D.K. Kelekian collection; Isnik, ca. 1530–35
p. 50 discusses pitcher.
Rackham, Bernard. "Illustrated Catalogue of a Private Collection." In Islamic Pottery and Italian Maiolica. London: Faber and Faber, 1959. no. 55, p. 24, ill. pl. 22A.
Collection d'un Grand Amateur (Adda). Paris, December 3, 1965. no. 803.
Grube, Ernst J. "The Ottoman Empire." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin vol. 26, no. 5 (January 1968). no. 20, pp. 206-207, ill. p. 206 (b/w).
Welch, Stuart Cary. The Islamic World. vol. 11. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987. p. 120, ill. fig. 90 (color).
Ekhtiar, Maryam, Sheila R. Canby, Navina Haidar, and Priscilla P. Soucek, ed. Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1st ed. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. no. 209, pp. 286, 299-301, ill. p. 301 (color).