An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with burst flowerhead and arabesques, Turkey, second half 16th century. Estimate 7,000 — 10,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s
with rounded edges and everted rim, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, emerald green and relief red with black outlines featuring a large central stylised flowerhead and arabesques, bordered by a band of lobed arches, foliate motifs on exterior, old collection label to underside; 33cm. diam.
PROVENANCE: Ex-Pignatelli collection
Ex-Jacques Soustiel collection
Sotheby’s. Arts of the Islamic World, Londres | 08 oct. 2014, 10:30 AM