Iznik Ceramics, An Iznik Underglaze Polychrome Painted Pottery Jug (Güze), Decorated With Blue Tulips And Blossoming Red Flowers, Iznik, Western Anatolia, Turkey, Circa 1600s

Identification Number: 447


Fritware decorated in underglaze tulips painted in light blue with viridian green and blossoming flowers with relief red, the jug’s neck is outlined in black, with scrolling-wave border.

For further explanation on Fritware, please see our previous lot No. 447.

Condition: Good, minor chips to the base rim, chips to handle, few hair lines, minor wear and tear also the body of the ewer has some old chips that had been later restored and painted over.


23 cm the height.
8.9 cm the diameter of the top.
9 cm the diameter of the base.
13.5 cm the widest point of the jug’s body.


IZNIK, The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey, Nurhan Atasoy & Julian Raby, Edited by Yanni Petsopoulos, Alexandria Press, London, In Association With Laurence King. 1989 & reissued in 1994. For other Jugs and examples please see, lots illustrated on page 271.