2. Canakkale Jug – Horse Head

Canakkale 19th - Private Collection Athens Greece

Canakkale jug dated from the end of the 19th century with its mouth shaped as the head of a horse with two wings along its neck. In the middle of the body, an eagle spreads its wings and at the edge two candlesticks. Brown glaze with colorful decorations along its bulbous body.
The name is Turkish, Canak Kale (two words) and means the castle of pots. People in the area, Turkish, Greek, Jew or Armenian used the name Canakkale, all but the educated Greeks that used the name Dardanelles.

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