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Jar and cover

Jar and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Turkey (made)
    Çanakkale Bogazi (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    mid-19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware

  • Credit Line:

    Given by W.S. Shoobridge

  • Museum number:

    1593:1-1871

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 32, shelf 4 []

Physical description

lidded jar, earthenware covered in a green glaze with raised decoration and traces of flowers in gold leaf (now severely worn), tall body with lid.

Place of Origin

Turkey (made)
Çanakkale Bogazi (possibly, made)

Date

mid-19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware

Dimensions

Height: 20.5 in, Diameter: 4.875 in

Descriptive line

Jar and cover, earthenware, covered in a green glaze with raised decoration and traces of flowers in gold leaf; Turkey, possibly Canakkale, mid-19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Öney, Gönül. Turkish Period Çanakkale Ceramics. Ankarra: Çanakkale Seramik Fabrikalari A. S., 1971. 115p., ill.

Production Note

The Register states that the jar was bought in Gallipoli in 1862 and was probably made there, however the style is typical of other wares attributed to nearby Canakkale.

Materials

Earthenware

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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