Storage jar, Spain

Storage jar, Spain

Storage jar
Spain, Granada
1375-1425
Tin-glazed earthenware, with incised and stamped decoration
Museum no. 125-1897

Although the wing-like handles and long neck of this huge jar have been lost, it was clearly once a prestigious object. The vertical bands of abstract flowers are similar to those used in the Alhambra, the palace in Granada of Spain's last Muslim rulers, the Nasrid dynasty (ruled 1238-1492).