An Iznik pottery Dish with repeated lozenges. Turkey, 17th Century

of shallow form with sloping sides, underglaze, decorated in cobalt blue, green, raised red and black outline on a white ground, with diamond-shaped lozenges, within a rock and wave border, verso with alternating floral motifs. 26 cm. diam. Sold for £7,200

Provenance:  Acquired in Cairo in the 1950s.

Bonhams. Islamic & Indian Art, 2 Apr 2009. New Bond Street (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)