20 octobre 2018

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with rosettes and hyacinths, Turkey, circa 1575

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Lot 194. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with rosettes and hyacinths, Turkey, circa 1575; 35.5cm. diam. Estimate £10,000 - £15,000Lot Sold 28,750 GBP (37,211 USD). © Sotheby's.

fritware decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, green and bole orange-red with wavy floral stems and stylised scroll border, underside with foliate motifs and collection label.

Provenance: Ex-collection Rudolf Martin (1864-1925), thence by descent. 

Rudolf Martin was a renowned Anthropology professor, who taught at the University of Zurich and the University of Munich. He wrote the handbook  Lehrbuch der Anthropologie in Systematischer Darstellung, Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der anthropologischen Methoden fur Studierende, Ärzte und Forschungsreisende, first published in 1914 and re-printed in 1928 and 1956. 

 

Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 24 oct. 2018, 10:30 AM


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