Lot n° 196
600 - 800
Three ceramics attributed to the el-Kharraz... - Lot 196 - Ader
Three ceramics attributed to the el-Kharraz workshop, Tunisia, Nabeul, circa 1920-40
In earthenware with painted decoration. The first, a gargoyle dawraq with a slightly carinated body on a small circular foot, topped by a bulbous neck framed by two curved handles. Adorned with tawq collars decorated with scales on the body, friezes of spindles and ocelli on the neck and shoulder, horizontal striations on the handles; the second, a spinning top vase with a carinated body on a small circular foot surmounted by a conical neck with a hemmed lip connected to the body by a curved handle. Decorated with geometric friezes alternating from top to bottom, vertical bands, spindles, rosette roundels, chevrons, and vertical bands; the third, a circular candy dish closed with a slightly convex earthenware lid with painted geometric friezes alternating blue and yellow ocelli and green spindles. Parts inscribed respectively in Arabic "Tadhkar Nabeul", "Tadhkara Nabeul", "Souvenir de Nabeul" and Nabeul. The last two pieces stamped under the base, probably mark of the workshop of Hassen el-Kharraz.
Height: 26, 25 and 9 cm; D. candy box: 22 cm
Some chips, chips at the neck and the foot of the vase toupie, traces of pernette and small chip at the lid of the candy box.
Three Pottery Pieces Attributed to el-Kharraz Factory, Tunisia, Nabeul, c. 1920-40
The artistic pottery of Nabeul: El-Kharraz Workshop (1920-40) (lots 192 to 199) - Samuel Hedri Collection (lots 174 to 212).
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