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An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with ewer, Turkey, 17th century
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An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with ewer, Turkey, 17th century
of deep round form with everted rim, fritware decorated in underglaze blue, green and bole red with black outlines, featuring a petalled ewer in centre, the underside with one drill to the foot and remnants of old ink collector's number '...98' 
26cm. diam.
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Provenance

Acquired in Alexandria, 1950s.
In Switzerland by 1962.
Thence by descent.

Catalogue Note

The following eleven lots, comprising sixteen Iznik dishes and two revival, come from a private collection acquired in Alexandria in the mid-twentieth century and subsequently have been with the same family in Switzerland for over half a century. Included within the group are a examples of the famous floral designs featuring the favoured Iznik flowers: roses, tulips, hyacinths, carnations and saz leaves. More rare are the examples with animals and even more so, those featuring figures such the present lot depicted smoking a pipe with a dog barking at his feet.

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