AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1640 With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior decorated in cobalt-blue, green and black underglaze and bole-red with a large figure of a trotting blue-spotted horse with bridle, four blue tufts issuing scrolling vine that fills the interstices, the rim with alternating green paired leaf and blue rosette motifs between black rings, the exterior with alternating blue and green motifs, 10 3/8in. (26.2cm.) diam.
AN IZNIK POTTERY TAZZA OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1580 With sloping rim and of shallow form on high foot, the white interior painted with large central stylized blue flowerhead with red and green highlights, the rim with repeated paired green leaves over red ground with white and blue half-flowerheads, the exterior with alternating blue roundels and trefoils, 7¼in. (18.6cm.) diam.