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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Iznik (probably, made)
    Turkey (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1575 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fritware, underglaze painted in coabalt blue and black, glazed

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.203-1911

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 1

Physical description

Jug, fritware, of pear-shape with flared rim, painted in cobalt blue and black under the glaze with bands of Chinese style foliate lotus scrolls and minor bands of chain, chevron and fluted design, the handle with blue dash design.

Place of Origin

Iznik (probably, made)
Turkey (made)

Date

ca. 1575 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fritware, underglaze painted in coabalt blue and black, glazed

Dimensions

Height: 27.9 cm, Diameter: 19.1 cm

Object history note

Acquired, one of two jugs (with CIRC.202-1911), as examples of Damascus pottery. Acquired for £14.14s.0d.

Descriptive line

Jug, fritware, painted under the glaze in cobalt blue and black with a Chinese style meandering scroll pattern, Turkey (Iznik), ca. 1575

Materials

Fritware

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Middle East Section

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