with a globular body on a pedestal and a cylindrical flaring neck joined to the body by a curved handle. Siliceous ceramic with painted decoration on slip under transparent glaze of a floral composition mixing large blue saz leaves crossing broken stems of carnations opened out as in buttons on the body, of a frieze of blue saz leaves and red carnations in button on the neck.
glued back together, restorations to the lip and the body.
Former collection of Emile Tabbagh.
An Iznik polychrome pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, second half of the 16th century