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Lot 289: A RARE OTTOMAN TERRA LEMNIA POTTERY EWER, TURKEY, CIRCA 1575-1600 |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the wheel-thrown, earthenware sub-globular body on a short foot with a tall, everted neck with s-shaped handle, the body carved and impressed with horizontal bands containing geometric designs, partly burnished with gold foliate highlights, number '82' written in ink to underside of foot
Intact, the interior border with a break along one section, some rim-chips, the surface with some rubbing and losses to gilding, vestige of an adhesive on body, underside with old number '82'
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