6 October 2009
A LARGE SAMSON IZNIK-STYLE BOWL
FRANCE, 19TH CENTURY
Of flaring form rising from a short straight foot, the decoration with saz leaves, almond-shaped medallions and sprays of prunus, the rim with a band of gold scrolls on blue ground, the interior with white glaze, the base signed, haircrack, otherwise intact, minor rubbing
19 1/8in. (48.7cm.) diam.
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