An Iznik Pottery Tile Turkey, 17th Century

An Iznik Pottery Tile Turkey, 17th Century

Lot 100. An Iznik Pottery Tile, Turkey, 17th Century; 24 x 24.5 cm. maxEstimate: £ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 2,200 - 3,300). Courtesy Bonhams.

of square form, decorated in raised-red, cobalt blue, and green on a white ground with tulips, carnations and other flowers within a partial cartouche, all on a ground of lotuses and other flowers, framed, the frame inscribed Catelle persanne provenant d'une mosquée rapportée par le peintre Ch. Ed. Dubois 1885, 'Persian tile from a mosque brought back by the painter Ch. Ed. Dubois, 1885'.

Provenance Charles-Edouard Dubois (1847-1885), the American landscape painter and colourist, according to an inscription on the frame.

Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, London, New Bond Street, 11 June 2020, 11:00 BST