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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The repeating rectangular tiles have a stencil-like floral pattern on a white ground.


This Turkish dish is one of the finest examples of Iznik ceramics anywhere. Related Department Islamic art. In the final decades of the 15th century, potters in Iznik began producing blue-and-white fritware ceramics with designs that were clearly influenced by the Ottoman court in Istanbul. In the second half of the sixteenth century the more natural quatre fleurs style was also introduced.

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8 things to know about İznik pottery

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A large brass astrolabe, Melchior Tavernier, Coarser versions of the productions of pogtery previous century were produced, the colours of works deteriorated — with red often appearing slightly brown — and decoration became less detailed, more obviously executed freehand.

A gorgeous and “heavy” weighs at least three kilo book on the Ottoman Art of Iznik. The 17 th century: This is a motif that was used on Iznik pottery since the early days of blue-and-white in the early 16th century, as shown by a famous dish in the Victoria and Albert Museum, and also a fragmentary tile sold in our Paris saleroom 7 Marchlot The red colour would become a common feature of Iznik tiles and pottery.

Anne-Marie marked it as to-read Jan 22, Edited and Managed by Pottfry Bhatti. Lidded bowl decorated with cypresses, tulips and carnations, c. Dish covered with rosettes, saz leaves and a peacock, c. Retrieved 19 April Fritware dish with grape design, IznikTurkey, — The cobalt ore was probably obtained from the village of Qamsar near the town of Kashan in central Iran.

The small grassy tufts with comma-shaped leaves that grow from the border of the central turkfy, also find parallels in that lznik.

otoman Raby remarks also that the largest size of dish ranging from 42cm. Iznik vessels of all shapes and sizes were produced — for eating and serving food, and for functions relating to religious worship.


This remarkable very finely potted Iznik jug is of a form that is not seen in any other vessel. Tile with saz leaves, tulips and prunus flowers, third quarter 16th century.

Lists with This Book. With Fernand Adda Literature: Because Iznik has been so widely admired and collected almost since the time of its conception, examples can be found in museums the world over.

Iznik: The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey by Nurhan Atasoy

SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. Please enter your name. Most of the vegetal motifs, and the palette of hues, may be seen on other Ottoman ceramic wares from the turkdy and s. Miletus ware used a red clay body covered with a white slip which was painted with simple designs under a transparent alkaline lead glaze. His ceramics collection was published anonymously in an illustrated catalogue by Bernard Rackham inin which this dish features. Gabrielle rated it it was amazing Aug 10, The white letters are written in thuluth script on a dark poftery ground.

March 13, A 16th Century Ottoman Atlas.