Iznik Ceramics, An Iznik Underglaze Polychrome Painted Pottery Jug (Güze), Decorated With Raised Red Tulips And Blossoming Blue Flowers, Iznik, Western Anatolia, Turkey, 17th Century.

Identification Number: 448


Fritware decorated in underglaze raised red tulips painted with blue cobalt and green also with blossoming blue flowers outlined in black, the jug’s handle is decorated with paralleled short black lines.

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

Condition: Very good, old chip to the base rims, few hair lines, no later restoration can be found, minor wear and tear.


25 cm the height.
9 cm the diameter of the top.
9.8 cm the diameter of the base.
13 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 similar Jugs and decoration please see, lot 656 illustrated on page 669.