12 October 1999
A CHANAKKALE POTTERY RING-SHAPED FLASK
FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
The ring-shaped body slightly flattened on one side, extending above to the cup-shaped mouth, originally with loop handle one side and smaller loop linking to the tubular spout the other side of the main mouth, the off-white body painted in underglaze blue and in red slip with a band of tulip-shaped pendant floral sprays along the spine, one side with red leaf-motifs, the other with simpler similar designs, blue similar designs around the mouth, damages to mouth and handle
8.1/8in. (20.5cm.) high
[Dikran] Kelekian Khan Collection, 69th St., N.Y., 17 October 1952 ($7).
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