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Pottery jug, the body is pear-shaped and the neck flares slightly. Around the foot is a single, blue line. The body and the neck are covered with light and dark blue scales as a background against which stand blue cypress trees, various flowers, and tilting white trees with red blossoms.
AKM805, Jug with Decoration of Serrated Leaves and Cypress Trees

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Jug with Decoration of Serrated Leaves and Cypress Trees
  • Accession Number:AKM805
  • Place:Turkey, Iznik
  • Dimensions:23 cm
  • Date:1560-1570
  • Materials and Technique:fritware, polychrome painted under a transparent glaze (Iznik ware)

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