• 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 197

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1650

    Price Realised  

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1650
    With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior decorated with a large ewer with central medallion and palmette motifs and fanciful onion-domed cover and scrolling handle, surrounding this a vine of red flowerheads with blue dots and blue and green saz leaves, the rim with an alternating pattern of paired green leaves and blue flowerheads, the exterior with alternating blue and green motifs, fritting to rim, hair cracks otherwise intact, foot drilled
    10 3/8in. (26,3cm.) diam.


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