• 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 185

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
    With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior depicting a lady with rounded body and wearing a hat smoking a pipe, flanked by tulips and hyacinths, petals and half rosettes around the rim, the reverse with alternated trilobes and swirls, haircracks, small chips, minor repainting, intact
    11 7/8 (30cm.) diam.


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    A series of figural Iznik dishes, similar this are in the Sadberk Hanim Museum and Ömar Koç Collections (Hülya Bilgi, Dance of Fire, Istanbul, 2009, nos. 287-294, pp. 447-455).

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