12 October 1999
A KUTAHYA TURQUOISE GLAZED POTTERY HANGING ORNAMENT
WEST ANATOLIA, 18TH CENTURY
Of egg-shape, pierced at each end, the body painted in black under the plain glaze with three large seraphim divided by croslets, pointil marks on one side
5.1/8in. (13.1cm.) high
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Armenian Ceramic Art, Armenian Museum, New York, autumn, 1982.
A similar turquoise glazed ornament with more cursory drawing is in the Suna and Inan Kira collection (Akalin, Sebnem and Bilgi, Hlya Yilmaz: Delights of Ktahya, Istanbul, 1997, no.254, pp.56-57).
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