26 April 2005
AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH
OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1640
With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted in green, red and blue, with large standing woman in green tunic holding a pair of tulips, flanked by red and blue floral sprays, the rim with cloud and scroll motif, the exterior with simple alternating green and blue motifs, rim chipped, repaired clean breaks, foot drilled
11¼in. (29cm.) diam.
Private Collection, Cairo and Alexandria, sold Sotheby's, London, 20 October 1994, lot 77
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