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Lot 165. A large Iznik tile, Turkey, 16th century; 29.2 by 29.2cm. in frame. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 9,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s 2014.

decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, green and relief red with a design consisting of a central stylised rosette issuing four curving stems with saz leaves and flowerheads, set in wooden frame.

ProvenanceEx-collection Alfred Spero, acquired from him 3 February 1961.

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