• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 226

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1575

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1575
    With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted under the glaze in bole-red, cobalt-blue, green and black with a symmetric arrangement comprising a floral spray with red flowerheads, carnations and blue saz leaves flanking a central red palemtte, the border with stylised wave and rock design within blue cusped border, the exterior with alternating paired blue tulips and green flowerheads and a similar blue cusped band around the rim, foot and rim drilled
    11 3/8in. (28.9cm.) diam.


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