Iznik Jug

Turkey, Second half of the 16th century

22cm high

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Iznik Jug

This jug has a globular body, flared neck and curved handle, and sits on a ring foot. It is underglaze-painted in cobalt blue, turquoise, black and orange with carnations and tulips wrapping around the body and neck. Two bands mark the edges of the neck; the lower highlighted with leaves and the upper with flowers. The painted decoration sits against a white slip ground.

Iznik Jug


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