2021_CKS_19777_0074_000(an_iznik_pottery_tile_ottoman_turkey_circa_1570014321)

2021_CKS_19777_0074_001(an_iznik_pottery_tile_ottoman_turkey_circa_1570020824)

Lot 74. An Iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1570; 11 ¼ x 11 3/8in. (28.5 x 28.7cm.)Estimate: GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000. Sold for: GBP 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021.

The white ground decorated in cobalt-blue, turquoise, emerald-green and bole-red with a design of staggered cusped arabesque medallions linked by spiralling palmette vine with small saz leaf terminals, intact, very minor chips to edges.

Provenance: Anon sale, Christie's London, 10 October 2006, lot 73.

Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 1 april 2021.