6 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000
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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