AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1620 With sloping rim on short foot, white interior decorated with a symmetric arrangment of a central tuft issuing two tendrils that join at a single blue palmette, issuing a pair of blue tulips, flanked by a pair of red roses & at the bottom, a red & a blue flower, also from the central tuft, & two more blue tulips, with a red arabesque panel between the two main tulips, the rim with black stylized wave & rock motif... 10¾in. diam.
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.