5. Canakkale Jug – White color with Red Tulips

Canakkale 19th - Private Collection Athens Greece

Canakkale jug dated from the end of the 19th with a duck’s head mouth. Bulbous body with a long narrow neck, and a twisted handle. Red earthenware with colorless glaze, decorated with leaves and flowers in intense green and red paint.
Canakkale ceramists (mostly Armenians, Greeks and Turks) gained popularity in time and benefiting from the Canakkale’s geographical location (port near the Aegean sea) to heavily export jugs and plates as souvenirs in Greece (emphasis in islands as Skyros and Rhodes), France (Avignon) and Russia among other.

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