• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 244

    TWO IZNIK POTTERY TILES

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1600

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO IZNIK POTTERY TILES
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1600
    Each with a design of scrolling cobalt-blue vine with feathery green saz leaves, a string of small rosettes to their centre, large composite half flowers along the edges and two quarters of a cusped medallion on turquoise blue ground in the corners, two of these forming a half medallion, one tile intact, the other with repaired breaks, chips to the edges
    Panel 10½ x 20¾in. (26.7 x 52.8cm.)


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    Provenance

    French private collection, since 1895