An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with tulip border, Turkey, second half 16th century
of shallow form on short footring, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, greyish-green, bole red with black outlines, central stylised rumi detail to centre, border with entwined tulips, old collector's label to underside '1540', one drill to the rim
Acquired in Alexandria, 1950s.
In Switzerland by 1962.
Thence by descent.