AN IZNIK POLYCHROME POTTERY TILE PANEL, TURKEY, CIRCA 1575
comprising four framed tiles, decorated in underglaze dark and light blue, green and relief red with composite palmettes and Chinoiserie cloud bands
tiles: 49.2 by 33.5cm.
59 by 44.cm. framed
Please note: Condition 9 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers for this sale is not applicable to this lot.
The tiles set on a wooden panel, mounted on a textile set-mount with hook on reverse for hanging, the tiles probably cut down, with minor chips and abrasions to edges, some pitting, glaze strong, as viewed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Axia Art Islamique et Byzantin, 6 September 1983.