25 mars 2009

A large Iznik polychrome tankard, Turkey, circa 1580

A large Iznik polychrome tankard, Turkey, circa 1580 of pear-shaped form with an everted ring foot and a tall everted neck separated from the body by a low-raised collar, the curved handle with a small scroll at its base, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, viridian green and relief red, outlined in black, with curving feathery saz leaves forming heart-shaped motifs containing sprays of carnations, rosettes and blue crocuses, the rim and collar with bands of half-flowerheads, the handle with spotted adornments. 24.7cm. height.... [Lire la suite]
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