• 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 180

    AN IZNIK POTTERY JUG

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1650

    Price Realised  

    AN IZNIK POTTERY JUG
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1650
    Of baluster form with simple handle on short slightly splayed foot, the white exterior painted with a wide band of stylised blue and green birds outlined in black and divided by floral motifs above and below, a similar band above the neck divided by two bands of stylised leaf-motifs in black and alternating green and blue, the rim with strapwork band, hair cracks, minor chips to rim and foot
    9in. (23.1cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Adda Collection
    New York Private Collection, sold
    Sotheby's, 12 April 1989, lot 80


    Literature

    Rackham, Bernard, Islamic Pottery and Italian Maiolica, London, 1959, no. 200, pl. 83A