Object Place: Turkey
Height x width: 26 x 15 cm (10 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Fritware, painted over white slip under a transparent glaze.
Not On View
A pitcher, or handled bottle with flaring neck. The outside of the jug is divided into three decorative registers by thick black lines. The neck shows half-flower forms with raised red centers depending from an upper border. Between and below these are small, trilobed, blue leaf figures. Below the double black lines, at a discontinuity in the neck, the body of the jug shows a rather crude assymmetrical bouquet and leafy tuft, flanked by a pair of incurving carnation stems with a curling broken rose stem behind each. Below two separated black concentric lines, the foot of the jug bears a sequence of simple geometric forms in turquoise and blue. The rolled handle is decorated with strokes of black.
Bought for 35 lire.
Gift of George Washington Wales