• 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 246

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1580

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1580
    With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted in green, cobalt-blue, bole-red and black with a fine floral spray composed of a central group of carnations, flanked by two small tulips and sprays of blue flowerheads, the border with stylised wave and rock, the exterior with alternating green flowerheads and paired tulips, foot and rim drilled, otherwise intact, the base with a number of old owners' stamps
    10½in. (26.8cm.) diam.


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