Lot 146. An Iznik pottery border tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590; 5 5/8 x 12¼in. (14.4 x 31.1cm). Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000 (USD 6,415 - USD 8,981). Price realised GBP 9,375 (USD 12,028). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.
The white ground decorated under the glaze in bole-red, cobalt-blue, turquoise and black with repeating palmette and floral motif, minor chips to edge, intact.
Provenance: Christie's, London, 15 October 1996, lot 228
Note: A similar Iznik border tile is in the Ömer Koç Collection (Hülya Bilgi, Iznik. Ömer Koç Collection, Istanbul, 2015, p.182, no.57).
Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 27 April 2017, London, King Street