These pots all come from a town in the Western Aegean region of Turkey called Kutahya. They have become very collectable through the fact that unlike the more famous Iznik potteries, they retained the traditional colours and techniques well into the twentieth century. There was a revival of their traditional skills after the First World War when the new republic was formed, pots from this period are much prized, and not being regarded as antiquities they can be exported.  

Being made from earthenware and have been used for general household usage many suffer from everyday knocks and bruises, but unless stated most are in good condition