Iznik Dish

Turkey, circa 1600

26cm diameter 

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Iznik Dish

The polychrome dish is decorated with a large turquoise, blue and bole red ewer to the centre surrounded by floral sprays on a white ground. The key fret border on the rim depicted with bole red on a white ground with a black outlined border. The reverse of the dish is painted with blue and turquoise floral buds. There is an Iznik dish (circa 1590-1600) depicted with a central red ewer in The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Accession Number C.2044-1910. Click here to see the similar dish in The V&A.

Iznik Dish


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