• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 10

    AN IZNIK POTTERY COVERED BOWL TURKEY, EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IZNIK POTTERY COVERED BOWL TURKEY, EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Of rounded form on spreading foot, the surface covered with floral sprays and saz leaves, staining to interior bowl, the underside of the lid with various paper labels, including the remnants of a Parisian Garde Meuble, and another inscribed in ink 'No 211, Sassoon, 1 of 5, 15 VII 94'
    10 in. (25.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Possibly Sir Edward Albert Sassoon, Bart, (d.1912).
    Sotheby's, London, 13 April 1988, lot 349.