A Kashan cockerel-headed lustre pottery ewer, Persia, early 13th century
the lustre-decorated body of squat globular form with four protruding flanges with pseudo-inscriptions between moulded standing figures, composite cock's head, old collectors' and exhibition labels to underside
Ex-collection Hagop Kevorkian.
Exhibition of Persian Art, The Iranian Institute, New York, 1940 'KH 232'.
P. Ackerman, Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art, The Iranian Institute, New York, 1940, p.76, case 35-C: 'Cock's head ewer'