Lot 123. An Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600; 10 5/8in. (27cm.) high. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 5,024 - USD 7,536). © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.
Of baluster form, short foot rising to a flaring trumpet mouth with straight handle, decorated with swaying vertical bands which alternate between a green double band and a red line over white ground, the neck with a band of small diagonal black lines, a band of blue leafy patterns below, with black highlights around the mouth and the foot, haircracks, otherwise intact, areas of abrasion.
Provenance: Anon sale, Christie's, London, 23 April 1991, lot 154.
Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, London, 2 April 2020