2020_CKS_18371_0123_000(an_iznik_pottery_jug_ottoman_turkey_circa_1600)

Lot 123. An Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600; 10 5/8in. (27cm.) highEstimate 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

ProvenanceAnon 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