8 April 2008
AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1560
With sloping cusped rim on short foot, the white interior painted with a variety of floral sprays in turquoise, cobalt blue and red, the rim with red rosettes alternating with paired blue tulips, the exterior with blue rosettes alternating with similar paired tulips, repaired breaks, rim drilled
11 5/8in. (29.7cm.) diam.
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