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A PAIR OF IZNIK-STYLE POTTERY DISHES
A PAIR OF IZNIK-STYLE POTTERY DISHES

MARKED BFK, BELGIUM, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF IZNIK-STYLE POTTERY DISHES
MARKED BFK, BELGIUM, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Each on short straight foot, of shallow form with wide gently sloping rim, the blue, green and red painted decoration consisting of a central floral bloom flanked by two swaying saz leaves rising from a tuft of grass, surrounded by foliate tendrils, a cusped medallion above, the rim with a band of stylised leaves, the base marked BFK 23/69
13 ¾in. (35cm.) diam.

Lot Essay

BFK is the mark of "Boch Frères Keramis' founded by Eugene and Victor Boch and their brother-in-law in 1841 and located in La Louvière in eastern Belgium. Another BFK Iznik-style dish sold at Christie's South Kensington, 7 October 2011, lot 588.

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