Results 1 – 27 of 27 Iznik. The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey by Atasoy, Nurhan and Raby, Julian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available. Get this from a library! Iznik: the pottery of Ottoman Turkey. [Nurhan Atasoy; Julian Raby; Yanni Petsopoulos] — Iznik is a magnificent large-format book on the . Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.

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Persia, Syria, Egypt, Turkey. Although the basins are quite different from the lamp in overall style, each basin shares motifs present on the lamp.

The name originated from the discovery of sherds during excavations by the German archaeologist Friedrich Sarre at Miletus on the western coast of Anatolia in the early s. Goodwin, Godfrey []. Romain Pingannaud rpingannaud christies. On a number of Iznik dishes, a fabulous blossom surrounded by flowering stems appears on a field of minute cintamani rendered as cloud scrolls. Your name Please enter your name Your name is required Your email Please enter a valid email address An email address is required Website Message Please enter your message Cancel.

During the 16th century the decoration of the pottery gradually changed in style, becoming looser and more flowing. With their bold colours and strong lines, these wares produced chiefly between the 15th and 17th centuries have been collectable almost since the day they were first produced, says our specialist Sara Plumbly. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Initially turquoise was combined with the dark shade of cobalt blue and then the pastel shades of sage green and pale purple were added.


Artists combine a rich repertoire of often naturalistic motifs. Dish with a prunus tree reserved in white on a green ground, c.


Of these, dishes, followed by jugs, are the most commonly found. Two tankards with similar lions appear in Atasoy and Rabyp. This had a similar composition to the fritware paste used for the body, but the components were more finely ground and more carefully potgery to avoid iron impurities that would discolour the white surface. Fritware had been made in the Near East kznik the 13th century, but Iznik fritware, achieving a white surface, was a major innovation.

8 things to know about İznik pottery

Treasury of Turkish designs: Yusuf added it Apr 06, The earliest specific mention of Iznik pottery is in the accounts for the Imperial kitchens of the Tokapi palace for — where the purchase of 97 vessels is recorded. Of all the Chinese prototypes that existed in the Topkapi Palace collections and were copied by the potters at Iznik, it was the grape design that or the most popular.

A large dish of similar period is ptotery the Antaki collection. Flux RSS des messages. Moira Hardie rated it it was amazing Aug 02, The technical quality of this pottery and the beauty and immediacy of its designs have long made it one of the most popular art forms from the Islamic world.

Edited and Managed by FA Bhatti. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd Following the establishment of the Ottoman Empire in the early 14th century, Iznik pottery initially followed Seljuk Empire antecedents.


Nielsen Book Data Supplemental links Contributor biographical information Publisher description. The design of the rim relates closely to a grape dish, formerly in the Homayzi collection, which Julian Raby dates to circa Atasoy and Raby, op. Intact pieces can make significantly more than similar examples with repaired breaks. This dish is remarkable for its size.

The repeating rectangular tiles have a stencil-like floral turkdy on a white ground. The red colour, made with Armenian bole an earthy clay should be thick and proud of the surface. After the conquest of Constantinople inthe Ottoman sultans started a huge building programme.

From the late s Iznik potters began to imitate Chinese porcelains. It is likely that an organic binder was also added such as tragacanth gum.

A rare and impressive blue and white Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1530-35

This chronology has been generally accepted. Iznik can be dated quite precisely, largely on the basis ottkman the colours and designs of specific works. Some are published in Atasoy and Rabyp.

This is the phase under which Iznik reaches its highest point. Fritware dish with grape design, IznikTurkey, — You may also like Related content. Ming dynasty porcelain dish with grape design, JingdezhenChina, — Property potyery a private collection.

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