• 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  

    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