18 November 2008,
Price realised GBP 5,250
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
AN ALCORA POLYCHROME LARGE CIRCULAR DISH
Painted with two stylised Oriental figures wearing brightly-coloured flowing robes, seated on a green mound before two exotic birds, the border with flowering leafy branches issuing from concentric blue lines
15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) diam.
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See Anthony Ray, Spanish Pottery (London, 2000), pl. 49, no. 384 for a similarly decorated dish.
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