Lot n° 183
800 - 1000
Two Assili wedding jugs, Tunisia, Tunis,... - Lot 183 - Ader
Two Assili wedding jugs, Tunisia, Tunis, Qallaline, mid-19th and early 20th century
Jugs with an ovoid body on a small circular pedestal, topped by a wide cylindrical neck with a flared lip and flanked by three curved handles with a pinched base on one. Earthenware with painted decoration of a frieze of colored spindles on the top of the body, a frieze babbouch and colored lines on the neck and horizontal stripes on the handles. Green glazed interior.
Height : 23,5 cm and 31,5 cm
Chips, fels and probably trimmed lips on the first, chips on the neck and small chips on the second.
The assili or ajeddou wedding jug, recognizable by its three handles, was intended to preserve perfumed essences. Offered on the occasion of a wedding, it was hung according to the ritual in the bridal room.
Two Pottery Wedding Jugs, Tunisia, Tunis, Qallalin, mid-19th and early 20th centuries
Traditional Qallalin ceramics (lots 180 to 188) - Samuel Hedri Collection (lots 174 to 212).
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