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Lot 157. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with burst flowerhead and arabesques, Turkey, second half 16th century; 33cm. diam. Estimate 7,000 — 10,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s 2014.

with rounded edges and everted rim, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, emerald green and relief red with black outlines featuring a large central stylised flowerhead and arabesques, bordered by a band of lobed arches, foliate motifs on exterior, old collection label to underside.

ProvenanceEx-Pignatelli collection
Ex-Jacques Soustiel collection

Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 08 Oct 2014