Tall frit-ware jug, with pear shaped body decorated with a series of pomegranates, each filled with three stemmed roundels reminiscent of the cintamani motif, puctuated by Buddha lips, painted in  red, blue, green, black and turuoise against an opaque-white background. Handle has blue horizontal stripes.
AKM879, Jug with Pomegranate and Cintamani Pattern

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Tall frit-ware jug, with pear shaped body decorated with a series of pomegranates, each filled with three stemmed roundels reminiscent of the cintamani motif, puctuated by Buddha lips, painted in  red, blue, green, black and turuoise against an opaque-white background.
AKM879, Jug with Pomegranate and Cintamani Pattern, Side

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Interior view of a frit-ware jug mouth and top of the shoulder of the body decorated with a series of pomegranates, each filled with three stemmed roundels reminiscent of the cintamani motif, puctuated by Buddha lips, painted in  red, blue, green, black and turuoise against an opaque-white background.
AKM879, Jug with Pomegranate and Cintamani Pattern, Interior

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Bottom of jug, view of the bottom of the body decorated with a series of pomegranates, each filled with three stemmed roundels reminiscent of the cintamani motif, puctuated by Buddha lips, painted in red, blue, green, black and turuoise against an opaque-white background.
AKM879, Jug with Pomegranate and Cintamani Pattern, Bottom

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On Display
Jug with Pomegranate and Cintamani Pattern
  • Accession Number:AKM879
  • Place:Turkey, Iznik
  • Dimensions:20 cm x 13 cm x 42.5 cm
  • Date:1550-1575
  • Materials and Technique:fritware, polychrome painted under a transparent glaze (Iznik ware)

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