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AN IZNIK POTTERY TILE
AN IZNIK POTTERY TILE
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AN IZNIK POTTERY TILE

OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1575

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AN IZNIK POTTERY TILE
OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1575
The white ground decorated with an oval cartouche enclosing a tulip and carnation spray on a cobalt-blue ground within a lobed bole-red border, each corner with part of a stylised palmette with tulips in cobalt-blue, bole-red and green, a repaired break
10 x 10 ¼in. (25.3 x 25.9cm.)
Provenance
Krishna Riboud, Paris (d.2000) from whose estate sold P.Berge & Associes, Paris, 27 April 2007, lot 212
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A panel of four tiles of the near-identical design is in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Remi Labrusse (ed.), Purs Decors? Arts de l’Islam, regards du XIX siècle, exhibition catalogue, Paris, 2008, p.141, cat.no.103). Others decorate the tomb of Sultan Selim II in the Hagia Sofia complex, attributable to 1574-75 (Nurhan Atasoy and Julian Raby, Iznik, the Pottery of Ottoman Turkey, London, 1989, p.247, cat.479). A related tile with cartouche design although the borders there made up of small blue saz leaves, sold in these Rooms, 28 October 2020, lot 127.

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