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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Retrieved 1 April The lamp is decorated in green, black and two shades of blue. Decoration progressed from pure symmetry to subtle rhythms. Preview — Iznik by Nurhan Atasoy. Want trkey Read saving…. The cintamani is also adapted as an allover floral pattern on two dishes in the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, published in Ribeirop. A blue and white Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, late 16th century.

Joan added it Jul 02, Initially turquoise was combined with the dark shade of cobalt blue and then the pastel shades of sage green and pale purple were added. An iznik pottery dish, ottoman turkey, circa Dish covered with rosettes, saz leaves and a peacock, c. The Age of Sinan: From the last decade of the ottomab there was a marked deterioration in quality and although production continued during the 17th century the designs were poor.

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The small grassy tufts with comma-shaped leaves that grow from the border of the central roundel, also find parallels in that bowl. Turkdy Kocaer rated it it was amazing Mar 13, Retrieved from ” https: Mehmet Osmanli rated it did not like it Feb 26, The grassy tuft from which an array of Ottoman flowers emerge was also his invention ibid.


Iznik can be dated quite precisely, largely on the basis of the colours and designs of specific works. Devi Reddy marked it as to-read Oct 21, Although the basins are quite different from the lamp in overall style, each basin shares motifs present on the lamp. Following the establishment of the Ottoman Empire in the early 14th century, Iznik pottery initially followed Seljuk Empire antecedents.

From the middle of the century the potters in Iznik produced large quantities of underglazed tiles to decorate the imperial buildings designed by the architect Mimar Sinan. Mosque lampc. Abdelrahman Mahmoud marked it as to-read Dec 28, They responded by finding new markets outside the Ottoman imposed price system. This site provides a glimpse of the rich cultural heritage within the Muslim World and the significant role that Muslims have played in the advancement of knowledge.

Iznik pottery

The flowers are mainly blue but there is also turquoise, black and red. The art historian Julian Raby has written: Designs become simpler, but still frequently take Chinese motifs for inspiration.

This turky the phase under which Iznik reaches its highest point. The panels have white thuluth lettering reserved on a dark cobalt blue background. Adresse email visible uniquement par l’auteur du blog.

In the 13th century the town of Kashan in Iran was an important centre for the production of fritware.

Iznik: The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey by Nurhan Atasoy

Dish with a prunus tree reserved in white on a green ground, c. It presents the rich creativity of Islamic Arts and Architecture, traces ogtoman historical development of Islamic regions and dynasties, highlighting their diversity of artistic expression from the inception of the faith until the present.


As the fritware paste lacked plasticity and was difficult to work on the wheel, vessels were seldom made in one piece. The white letters are written in thuluth turley on a dark blue ground. The fritware body was coated with a thin layer of white slip. Skip to search Skip to main content.

Only a pottegy of other dishes decorated with trees are known. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. The underside of the dish would have been shaped using a template as the mould was rotated on the wheel.

Iznik pottery Designs, history Pottery History Turkey. One of a rare group of elegant, rimless dishes. This Turkish dish is one of the finest examples of Iznik ceramics anywhere. In the 19th century until the s all Islamic pottery was normally known as ‘Persian’ ottoma. This colour was used sparingly on the tiles of the mausoleum of Hurrem Sultan Roxelana but no green was used on the tiles of the Great Mosque in Adana c.

Potttery decoration is heavily informed by that of other media, such as manuscript illumination, although many designs are also borrowed from the Chinese porcelains that were prized at the Ottoman court. Artists combine a rich repertoire of often naturalistic motifs.