Asian Art Online Auction

June 15, 2017

LOT 248

Lot 248

An Iznik Polychrome Tile, Turkey, 16th/17th Century

An Iznik Polychrome Tile, Turkey, 16th/17th Century
Lot 248 Details
An Iznik Polychrome Tile, Turkey, 16th/17th Century

Of rectangular form, decorated in underglaze of cobalt blue, relief (bole) red, green and light blue on a white background with interlacing carnations, chrysanthemums, saz leaves and sprays of foliage
9.8" x 7.9" — 25 x 20 cm.

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


From a Distinguished Toronto Collector


A similar example sold at Sotheby’s London, April 24, 2012, lot 140. Another example sold in the same sale, lot 134


some small losses to edges, wear consistent with age

LOT 248

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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