Lot 103. A Cantagalli Iznik Damascus style water bottle (surahi), Italy, late 19th Century; 28 cm. high. Estimate: £ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 2,200 - 3,300). Courtesy Bonhams.
of piriform with long flaring neck on a short foot, decorated underglaze in green, cobalt blue and black on a white ground with tulips issuing from single cintamani motifs, Cantagalli cockerel mark to base and further mark reading 'Firenze/ITALY'.
Note: For a similar example sold at Christie's, see Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds, 9 October 2015, lot 448.
Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, London, New Bond Street, 11 June 2020, 11:00 BST