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Figure of a Turk

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Salt-glazed stoneware decorated with polychrome enamels. Standing figure of a man in brightly colored Turkish costume wearing a tall hat with a crescent on the front; Arms straight in front holding a sword; on manganese colored raises square base.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard C. Paine

about 1755

Object Place

Staffordshire, England


15.6 x 7.3 x 6.1 cm (6 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Salt-glazed stoneware




Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware