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Flask

UnknownSecond half of the 18th Century

Pera Museum

Pera Museum

Plain rim, short convex neck with moulding flattened round body and two feet. Underglaze decoration in cobalt blue, yellow, green, manganese purple and brownish red with black outlines. The flask is carried by a strap which passes through the rectangular pierced lugs on the sides of the body. The centres of both faces of the flask are graded and slightly raised. The front of the flask has a female figure with the left hand at her waist, holding a flower in the right hand, smoking a long-stemmed tobacco pipe. She wears a cobalt blue caftan over a yellow and green patterned robe, with purple and yellow striped shalwar and a flower at the side of her high headdress. On the back of the flask is a female figure with the left hand at the waist, holding a flower in the right hand, wearing a green caftan over a patterned purple dress, purple and yellow striped shalwar and a pointed headdress, flanked by colourful flowers. The remaining surface of the flask is covered with cobalt blue leaf and flower motifs.

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Details

  • Title: Flask
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Second half of the 18th Century
  • Physical Dimensions: w220 x h272 cm
  • Collection: Kütahya Tiles and Ceramics Collection
  • Type: ceramic
  • Rights: Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Collection, Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation
  • External Link: Kütahya Tiles and Ceramics Collection

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