22 May 2019
A Kütahya glazed fritware tile
Sold Price £1800
A Kütahya glazed fritware tile, Ottoman Turkey, 18th Century, decorated in cobalt-blue, black and green with a central floral medallion, 26cm square, mounted for wall hanging
For two closely related tiles in the Sadberk Hanim Museum, Istanbul, see Kütahya, by Hülya Bilgi and Idil Zanbak, Istanbul 2018, no.114, pp.260-1. Similar tiles can also be seen in the Abdi Pasa Mosque in Isparta.
Provenance: From the Estate of the late Sir Howard Hodgkin CH CBE, sold Bonhams 29th April 2004, lot 226 and later acquired Versailles auction room, 20th April 2011, part lot 44b.