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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 405

    AN IZNIK POTTERY TILE

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1570

    Price Realised  

    AN IZNIK POTTERY TILE
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1570
    Of square form, the white ground painted in blue, green, bole-red and turquoise with a central red arabesque containing a vine with flowerheads highlighted in green and blue, blue palmettes and rosettes and green saz leaves on either side against a ground of delicate scroll, a number of minor chips around the edges, one side with crack resulting in loss of glaze
    11 1/8 x 11 1/8in. (28.4 x 28.4cm.)


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    A panel of similar tiles is in the Victoria and Albert Museum (no. C2005-1910; Gönül Öney, Turkish Tile Art, Istanbul, 1976, p.77). A further example of this design was sold in these Rooms, 27 April 2004, lot 237.

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