Thursday, November 20, 2003

Sotheby's An Iznik polychrome pottery 'ship' dish, first half 17th c.:

"An Iznik polychrome pottery 'ship' dish
Turkey, first half 17th century
decorated in two tones of cobalt-blue, green and relief-red, with black outlines, the design of a three masted ship amidst a sea with two fish, the rim with stylised breaking wave motifs"