Object Place: Kutahya, Turkey
Height x width: 16.5 x 13.8 x 7.5 cm (6 1/2 x 5 7/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Fritware, with underglaze polychrome decoration on white slip and a transparent glaze.
Not On View
A molded flat bottle or matara with designs outlined in black and filled in with turquoise, blue, dull red and manganese purple. On both faces is a design of a large central flower, with paired leaves on either side of it and floral sprigs above - and four similar sprigs run around the sides.
Before 1885, bought for 15 lire in Italy by Mr. George Washington Wales (b. 1815 – d. 1896), Boston; 1885, gift to the MFA of George Washington Wales. (Accession Date: June 16, 1885)
Gift of George Washington Wales