6 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 17,500
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1590
With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted with a central design of six sailing ships divided by red stylised wave motifs on light blue ground, with two minor borders of repeating leaf design, repaired breaks
11¾in. (30cm.) diam.
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