Iznik pottery tile with a ‘Rumi’ arabesque pattern
With lotus palmettes and split-leaf arabesques in a quatrefoil arrangement. Painted in cobalt blue, bole-red and turquoise outlined in black.
Ottoman Turkey, Iznik
Height: 24.5 cm
Width: 23.6 cm
Bonham’s, Knightsbridge, 16/10/2003, lot 247
Acquired there by AXIA