London, South Kensington
11 April 2008
TWO OTTOMAN IZNIK DISHES, TURKEY, CIRCA 1700
The first of rounded form with sloping rim, decorated in red, cobalt blue, green and black with long stems of flowers within the central roundel and alternating flower heads and leaves to rim - 10 1/2in (26.7cm) diameter; the second of shallow rounded form, decorated with underglaze cobalt blue, green and relief red oulined in black, with a central red floral stem with blue floral stems either side, and alternating red flowers and leaves to rim - 9 3/4in (24.7cm) diameter (2)
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