26 April 2005
AN IZNIK POTTERY JUG
OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1600
Of baluster form on short foot rising to slightly flaring mouth and with simple loop handle, decorated in cobalt-blue, bole-red, green and with black outlines, the body painted with all-over design of small white roundels with red centres reserved against a blue ground, white register at base with black zig-zag, simple plaited band at waist with green fringing, band of black spirals on white at mouth, intact, very slight chips to mouth and foot
8in. (20.2cm.) high
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