Kutahya Ceramics, A Large Kutahya Pottery Ewer Painted With Underglaize Black & Turquoise On White Ground With Moulded Decoration, West-Anatolia, Turkey 18th. Century.
Identification Number: 459
The jug or ewer is of a pear shaped or a typical ottoman coffee pot form, with a cylindrical neck, elongated spout and curved handle.
The ewer is decorated with various floral, geometrical and with an eye shaped dot in the centre of double roundels designs.
24 cm the height.
Very Good, few small chips can be found on the ewer's body also one chip to the ewer’s elongated spout, no restoration can be found.
The ewer’s base contains the previous owners collection serial number .
For a similar ewer please see the following:-
Magic Of Clay And Fire, A history Of Kutahya Pottery and Potters, BY Garo Kurkman, Istanbul, 2006, ISBN: 975-9123-14-2.
Please see the similar ewers illustrated on pages 169.
(The following reference book is written in Turkish language)
Yadigari-I Kutahya (Souvenirs from Kutahya), by senem Akalin & Hulya Bilgi, 1997, ISBN: 975-7078-01-8, Please see the ewers illustrated in page 62, 64.