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Rimless Iznik Pottery Dish

Date: circa 1590
Size: 12-inch diameter
Sale price: £32,450 ($50,923)

This classic dish of the early Iznik school is from the Ottoman Empire and features common colors (blue, green and red) and design elements (flowers, vines).

In the center of the dish is a ewer — a vase-shaped pitcher, often with a flaring spout.

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