• 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 230

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1610

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1610
    With sloping rim on short foot, the white body painted under the glaze in bole-red, cobalt-blue, green and black with a symmetric composition of two palm leaves issuing vine with further small green leaves and blue and red floral sprays, interlacing with bold green and red saz leaves, the border with stylised wave and rock motif, the reverse with small alternating green and blue cintamani or circular motifs, foot drilled, rim broken
    11in. (29.2cm.) diam.


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