6 October 2009
AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
OTTOMAN TURKEY, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
With sloping rim on short foot, the interior decorated with a central cusped medallion of blue fish-scale framed by floral spray comprising carnations and hyacinths, the border with black stylised wave and rock design, with gilt highlights, the reverse with alternating blue and green roundels, hole drilled in foot, haircracks, intact
11 5/8in. (29.5cm.) diam.
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