Lot n° 60
800 - 1200
GRAND PLAT (GHOTAR) EN FAÏENCE
MOROCCO, FES, 18th CENTURY
Large bowl with horizontal rim, on high pedestal, in polychrome earthenware, decorated with a central rose in a circular medallion with twisted rim, and on the walls of a double frieze of carnations and a floral band. Wavy pattern border. Two original suspension holes in the heel.
A LARGE FES POTTERY PLATE (GHOTAR), MOROCCO, 18TH CENTURY.
H: 14.5 cm - Ø: 41.8 cm
Ader Picard Tajan public sale, Islamic Art, Paris Hôtel Drouot, 18 November 1988, lot 77.
Exhibition catalogue: CERAMICS FROM THE ISLAMIC WORLD 8TH - 18TH CENTURY, Münich, 4 - 28 April 1989, beim Herausgeber, 1989, p. 104, cat. 37.
An 18th-century dish with very similar decoration measuring 39.5 cm in diameter is in the Hetjens-Museum in Düsseldorf (Bernd Hakenjos, Marokkanische Keramik, exhibition catalogue Düsseldorf and Stuttgart, 1987-88, Stuttgart, 1988, cat. 57, p. 91)
Expert : L.S.
Long crack, initially retained by a staple, of which a hole remains on both sides at the level of the floral band, some chips notably at the rim and the foot
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