Three Iznik polychrome pottery dishes with floral stems, Turkey, second half 16th century
each with fritware bodies decorated in cobalt blue, greyish-blue, light green and bole red with black outlines, all decorated with floral compositions, including tulips, saz leaves, carnations and hyacinths, two with breaking wave borders, one with florette motifs
25.2cm. diam. (dense floral design)
25.5cm. diam. (florette border)
30cm. diam. (with saz leaves containing spots)
Acquired in Alexandria, 1950s.
In Switzerland by 1962.
Thence by descent.