• 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 260

    A KUTAHYA POTTERY COFFEE POT

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A KUTAHYA POTTERY COFFEE POT
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY
    With rounded body and sloping shoulder, on short flat foot, the tall straight neck rising from a slightly raised ring above the shoulder, with everted squared spout, the loop handle joining the body to the neck, with domed lid hinged to the neck, decorated with alternating red and yellow medallions with palmettes and further polychrome floral sprays, maker's mark under the foot, minor chips, knop a later replacement, foot repaired
    6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) high


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    This coffee pot bears close resemblance to one in the Keir Collection that was formerly in the Adda Collection (Oliver Watson in B.W. Robinson et al, Islamic Art in the Keir Collection, London, 1988, C.105, pl. 59, p.247, published also in Bernard Rackham, Islamic Pottery and Italian Maiolica, London, 1959, no.229, p.53). Another similar ewer sold in these Rooms, 12 October 1999, lot 394.

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