Lot 126. An Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1560; 8¼in. (20.8cm.) high. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000. Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013
Of baluster form rising from short foot to slightly flaring cylindrical neck, with simple handle, the white body decorated in cobalt-blue, green and bole-red within black outlines with alternating single tulips and sprays of roses, the neck with similar but reduced design, the base with stylized ring of imitation marbling, bands of simple scrolls and S-motifs around the mouth and base of neck, old owner's labels on the underside, neck with repaired breaks.