Lot 122. An Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580; 10 ½in. (26.8cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,048 - USD 15,072). © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.
With sloping rim, the interior decorated in bole-red, green and blue with floral spray composed of a central group of carnations falnked by tulips and sprays of blue flowerheads, the rim with a stylised wave and rock design, the exterior with alternating flowerheads and paired tulips in green, the underside with old collection labels 'Coll. J. Pozzi', 'Art Musulman, Joseph Soustiel, 146 Boul. Haussmann, Paris-8', '185', drilled hole to rim and foot, otherwise intact.
Provenance: With J. Pozzi
With Joseph Soustiel, Paris
Anon sale, Christie's, London, 13 April 2010, lot 246.
Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, London, 2 April 2020