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  • Place of origin:

    Turkey (made)
    Çanakkale Bogazi (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with brown glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by W.S. Shoobridge

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Jar, earthenware with brown glaze, top of jar in the form of a dragon's head.

Place of Origin

Turkey (made)
Çanakkale Bogazi (possibly, made)


19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with brown glaze


Height: 20.25 in, Diameter: 5 in base

Descriptive line

Jar, earthenware with brown glaze, top of jar in the form of a dragon's head; Turkey, possibly Canakkale, 19thC

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.



Subjects depicted

Dragon's head


Ceramics; Earthenware


Middle East Section

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