10 October 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1575
With sloping rim on short foot and with deep cavetto, the white interior decorated with a blue, green, red and black asymmetric design of tulips and other flowers issuing from a central tuft, the rim with blue and black stylised wave and rock design, the border painted to imitate cusping, the exterior with alternating blue paired tulips and blue and green flowerheads, rim and foot chipped, two hairline cracks
11 7/8in. (30cm.) diam.
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