A LARGE IZNIK POTTERY TANKARD - OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1580 - Of typical form with angular handle, the white ground decorated in turquoise, cobalt-blue and bole-red with repeating bands of small turquoise cloud motifs joined by cobalt-blue dots, bands of red and white strapwork above and below, the handle with cobalt-blue accents, 7½in. (19.2cm.) high; 4¾in. (12cm.) diam. at rim
AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1630 With sloping rim on short foot & of shallow form, white interior decorated with large roundel of densely entwined white foliate tendrils with red highlights around a small central rosette, all reserved on green ground, within triple black ring radiating blue & green stripes with red motifs in the interstices, rim with grey stylized wave & rock motif with green & blue highlights between further black rings... 10¼in. diam.
Jug | Made in Iznik, Turkey, ca. 1600 | Materials: fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed | Jug of fritware, painted with two rows of leaf-shaped compartments on a blue ground, each enclosing a tulip in red and green | VA Museum, London
An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with stylised cloud and cintamani design, Turkey, circa 1580-85, of deep round form with a slightly bracketed everted rim, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, viridian green, relief red and black outlines with an abstracted cloud and cintamani pattern in the centre and scrolling cloudbands on the rim, foliate motifs on underside, old collection label to underside 31cm. diam.