26 April 2005
AN IZNIK POTTERY TANKARD
OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1620
Of tapering cylindrical form with angular handle, the white body decorated with large green and blue saz leaves alternating with large red roses, both curving to the left, with smaller blue tulips and red flowers in the interstices, the base and mouth both with angular fret with blue and green, foot, mouth and handle chipped, with old restoration
8 1/8in. (20.6cm) high
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