An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with rosettes and hyacinths, Turkey, circa 1575
fritware decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, green and bole orange-red with wavy floral stems and stylised scroll border, underside with foliate motifs and collection label
Ex-collection Rudolf Martin (1864-1925), thence by descent.
Rudolf Martin was a renowned Anthropology professor, who taught at the University of Zurich and the University of Munich. He wrote the handbook Lehrbuch der Anthropologie in Systematischer Darstellung, Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der anthropologischen Methoden fur Studierende, Ärzte und Forschungsreisende, first published in 1914 and re-printed in 1928 and 1956.