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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 170

    A LARGE IZNIK TANKARD

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1590

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE IZNIK TANKARD
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1590
    Of typical cylindrical form with angular handle, the white ground painted with cusped cartouches of alternating green, blue and red, each containing a floral spray, between these small flowerhead motifs, minor bands of white lobed motifs on blue ground above and below, the handle with small cobalt scrolling motifs, two hair cracks and one very minor repaired chip to rim
    8½in. (21.6cm.) high


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