• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 170

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1570-1580

    Price Realised  

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1570-1580
    With sloping rim on short foot, the finely drawn design on white body with four crossed red carnations in the center, blue hyacinths, grey tulips and other flowers around, spraying from a green tuft at base, the slightly cusped rim with wave and rock design, the reverse with pairs of blue tulips alternating with blue and green rosettes, the dish covered with a light yellow varnish, repaired breaks, areas of restoration
    11 5/8in. (29.5cm.)diam.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A LONDON BASED COLLECTOR