• 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 211

    AN IZNIK POTTERY JUG

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1620

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IZNIK POTTERY JUG
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1620
    Of baluster form with flared trumpet mouth and simple loop handle rising from short slightly spread foot, decorated under the glaze in cobalt-blue, bole-red, green and black with five white ogival cusped cartouches containing ovoid panels of green fish-scale reserved against the blue ground, small heart-shaped white and red cartouches in the interstices, a band of black and white stylised marbling along the base, double white band with green fringe at waist, similar white cartouches with green fish-scale on neck and simple scroll border below the mouth, mouth slightly restored
    8 1/8in. (20.6cm.) high


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot was formerly in the Vincent Bulent Collection and sold 26 April 2005, lot 52.