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Canakkale Plates with Ships & House Motifs

Canakkale plates dated from the 1st half of 19th century. Red earthenware (usual) with light – yellow glaze, with rare (ships, houses) motifs at the center. It was the early 17th century when Canakkale ceramics (souvenirs rather than objects of … Continue reading

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Suna & Inan Kıraç Kaleiçi Museum is located in two historic buildings in Kaleiçi of old Antalya. One of the two buildings of the museum is the former Greek Orthodox Church of ST. George (Άγιος Γεώργιος in Greek) that is … Continue reading

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The fearsome head of a Giant Dragon-Lion, made ​​in Çanakkale (late 19th century). The intense gaze, the powerful teeth, the twisting mustaches and the tongue that greedily springs from the open mouth, provides a wild beauty in this ceramic. Ceramic … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Canakkale Plates

Canakkale plates (tabak), all with red earthenware dated to the late 18th or beginning of the 19th century. Deep dishes with flat everted rim, narrowing to a ring base. At the centre of the dishes, we see composition of free … Continue reading

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A pair of water pitchers from Florina (Northern Greece). The mouth of the pots has the shape of a horse head and in the body, rosettes and a central medallion with a human head can be found, all gilded over … Continue reading

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Canakkale plate dated from the first half of 19th century. Red earthenware with a clover-shaped medallion in the centre full with floral rosettes and leaves. Motif is completed by lacework edges. This kind of plates depicting centrally composed decorations were … Continue reading

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Example of Canakkale Pottery – two pairs of Canakkale plates dated from the first half of 19th century. Red earthenware with light – yellow glaze, and a stylized motif composed of discrete brush strokes, with additional brush strokes on the … Continue reading

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Horse-shaped ceramic cup from Canakkale Turkey (late 19th or early 20th century). Red earthenware and a brown body sporadically receiving splashes of green and white. The bridles are folded on the saddle and a large rosette rests on the chest. … Continue reading

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Canakkale Jug dated from the late 19th century. Bulbous body with long neck and mouth shaped like the head of a horse bearing wings along its neck. Its tail is used as a handle for the jug. In the middle … Continue reading

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