4 April 2006
AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1600
With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted in blue, green, red and black with a central small vase issuing floral spray, flanked by a pair of large blue saz leaves, flanked by red floral sprays and a pair of red tulips, the border with blue and red stylized wave-motifs, the exterior with alternating blue clusters of three and single green roundels, intact, foot and rim drilled
1¼in. (25.8cm.) diam.
Adda Collection, Alexandria, not included in the sale on 3 December 1965.
Private Collection, Marseille
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Bernard Rackham, Islamic Pottery and Italian Majolica, London, 1959, no.159, p.40 and pl.79C
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