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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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İznik pottery collecting guide | Christie’s

Although the building dates fromthe tiles are believed to come from an earlier structure on the same site that was erected in — The grassy tuft from which an array of Ottoman flowers emerge was also his invention ibid. Homa Ahmed marked it as to-read Sep 25, Fritware had been made in the Near East from the 13th century, but Iznik fritware, achieving a white surface, was a major innovation. The decoration is heavily informed by that of other media, such as manuscript illumination, although many turkej are also borrowed from the Chinese porcelains that were prized at the Ottoman court.

The decoration is exceptional in all respects: Iznik Pottery,pp. Nielsen Book Data Supplemental links Contributor biographical information Publisher description. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved from ” https: Tile with saz leaves, tulips and prunus flowers, third quarter 16th century. Artists combine a rich repertoire of often naturalistic motifs.


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

A key object from this period is a ceramic vessel in the form of a mosque lamp with an inscribed date that is now in the British Museum. To ask other readers questions about Iznikplease sign up. Mehmet Osmanli rated it did not like it Feb 26, Tags alhambra arabic architecture art baghdad cairo calligrapher Calligraphy Central Asia China Damascus egypt europe granada india iran Isfahan Islam islamic architecture islamic art islamic calligraphy kufic lahore manuscripts masjid middle east morocco mosque mughal Muslim Muslim world nasrid ottoman ottoman empire painting pakistan persia Quran saudi arabia shah jehan spain syria turkey uzbekistan video.

Otttoman archaeological evidence from other sites in Turkey suggests that Miletus ware was produced in large quantities and widely distributed. Redpheonix is currently reading it Sep 18, You may also like Related content. A gorgeous and “heavy” weighs at least three kilo book on the Ottoman Turkdy of Iznik.

Sale Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds. In the center is an errant peacock, lost in this fantastic garden. Good Iznik has strong colours well-contained within their outlines and a very clean, clear white. Coarser versions of the productions of the previous century were produced, the colours of works deteriorated — with red often appearing slightly brown — and decoration became less detailed, more obviously executed freehand.


It was not until the s that art historians fully realised that the different styles of pottery were probably all produced in Iznik. The discovery of kiln-wasters confirmed that the ixnik was manufactured locally.

Treasury of Turkish designs: For a long period starting in the s, he amassed an impressive group of Iznik ceramics from every period, as well as early Persian and Syrian wares, Spanish lustre-ware and Italian majolica, which he displayed in his house in Ottoan.

As a result of this demand, tiles dominated the output of the Iznik potteries. Open Preview See a Problem? Fernand Adda, in whose collection this dish was, was born in Alexandria to the wealthy cotton merchant and art collector Abraham Adda.

Iznik Pottery (16th Century)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. An iznik pottery tile, ottoman turkey, circa In the 19th century a trend for collecting Islamic works of art developed which in turn also became a source of inspiration for European craftsmen.

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