26 April 2005
AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1620
With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted in blue, black and green underglaze and red enamel with gambolling blue foxes amongst scrolling foliate motif, the border with undulating vine issuing blue and green leaves, rim fritted, foot drilled
11in. (39.3cm.) diam.
Mrs Istorik, sold Sotheby's London, 21 October 1993, lot 156
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