TWO IZNIK POTTERY TILE FRAGMENTS
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TWO IZNIK POTTERY TILE FRAGMENTS

OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1570

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TWO IZNIK POTTERY TILE FRAGMENTS
OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1570
With white form varying in shape and size on green ground bordered by two bole-red lines, the second fragment with cobalt and turquoise blue saz leaves and flowers on white and bole red ground, chipped, on stands
Largest 4 x 5½in. (10 x 14cm.) (2)
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Lot Essay

Tile panels with a similar 'faux marble' design on green, blue and manganese are visible in the Privy Chambers in the Topkapi Palace built by Sinan under the reign of Sultan Murad III (1566-74). Others decorate the tomb of Sultan Selim II, built in 1576-77.
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