6 October 2009
AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
OTTOMAN TURKEY, MID 17TH CENTURY
With sloping rim on short foot, painted with a design of grey lobed palmettes on blue stems, and blue and green saz leaves, the rim with stylised wave and rock motif, heightened with cold gold painting, intact save one haircrack, fritting, gold partly rubbed
13 5/8in. (34.7cm.) diam.
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