26 mars 2009

A blue and white Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1560

A blue and white Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1560 With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted under the clear glaze with a Chinese inspired design of a stem by a river issuing two pomegranates and flanked by floral sprays, the cavetto with a tree-like motif supporting the central roundel above and below, each issuing branches with flowerbuds, these motifs alternated with a rossette issuing scrolling leaf motifs, the rim with scrolling flowering vine reserved against a cobalt-blue ground, repaired... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2009

A rare Iznik blue and grey Chinoiserie dish, Turkey, circa 1560

A rare Iznik blue and grey Chinoiserie dish, Turkey, circa 1560 of shallow rounded form with braketed rim, decorated in greyish-blue with a central floral medallion encircled by lotus blossoms issuing leaves and tendrils outlined in dark grey and set in a same colour boder, the cavetto decorated with a repetition of similar floral designs, rim decorated with flowers and leaves framed by dark grey boder, the reverse with alternating tulip bunches and rosettes, clean break and repair. 36cm. diam. Estimate 60,000—80,000 GBP ... [Lire la suite]
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