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An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with burst flowerhead and arabesques, Turkey, second half 16th century. Estimate 7,00010,000 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