Canakkale Ewer 42cm 19th century

Canakkale 19th – Private Collection Turkey

Pottery ewer from Çanakkale Turkey (late 19th century). Pear-shaped body with a long narrow neck and a stylized bird’s head mouth. On the front of the body are floral rosettes and a branch with symmetrical leaves, all in high relief. A tasselled garland on the neck. All these ornaments, highly affected by the Rococo style, have been further embellished with gilded floral decorations over the glaze.
Another impressive item from Çanakkale’s endless repertory (42 cm high, Private collection Turkey).

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