• 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 184

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1580

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1580
    With sloping rim on short foot, the interior painted with a central trilobed palmette issuing curling saz leaves forming a medallion and terminating in half palmettes, the interior of the medallion with dense blue fish-scale, red heart-shape centred along the upper edge, around the medallion similar fish-scale in green, the border with stylised wave and rock pattern, the exterior with alternating paired blue tulips and flowerheads, repaired breaks, areas of restoration
    11½in. (29.3cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, 12 April 1989, lot 75