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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During the first two decades of the 16th century there was a gradual shift in style with the introduction of a brighter blue, more use of a white background and a greater use of floral motifs. Alongside the elements specific to the saz style blooms a more naturalistic style of vegetation: Persia, Syria, Egypt, Turkey. For some designs the outlines were pounced through a stencil. From the late 15th century, potters in Iznik began producing wares that were decorated in cobalt blue turkdy a white fritware body under a clear glaze.

The ceramic collection of the Topkapi Palace includes over ten thousand pieces of Chinese porcelain but almost no Iznik pottery. The lamp is decorated in green, black and two shades of blue.

In the center is an errant peacock, lost in this fantastic garden. The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey. This early phase ottomzn Iznik production saw impressive vessels, usually painted in a bold cobalt-blue and white, and often with patterns reserved in white on the blue ground.

Rhe 13, A 16th Century Ottoman Atlas. Such Chinese porcelains influenced the style of Safavid pottery and had a strong impact on the development of Iznik ware. As a result of this demand, tiles dominated the output of the Iznik potteries. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. This was especially so in the Ottoman court and the Safavid court in Persia which had important collections of Chinese blue-and-white porcelain.


The 17 th century: Books by Nurhan Atasoy. Associated with the production of tiles was the introduction of a very characteristic bole red to replace the purple and a bright emerald green to replace the sage green. Property from a private collection. Please enter a valid email address. Jbondandrews marked it as to-read Sep 03, Ancient marbles Christie’s Antiquities specialist Laetitia Delaloye opttery on five things to consider before buying ancient marbles.

Though not many examples are known, the tree motif is also found occasionally on later Iznik dishes. In the 19th century a trend for collecting Islamic works of art iznuk which in turn also became a source of inspiration for European craftsmen. By using off site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Iznik pottery

The wares were glazed with a lead- alkaline -tin glaze, whose composition has been found from analysis to be lead oxide percent, silica 45—55 percent, sodium oxide 8—14 percent and tin oxide 4—7 percent. The archaeological evidence from other sites in Turkey tbe that Miletus ware was produced in large quantities and widely distributed.

From the last decade of the century there was a marked deterioration in quality and although production continued during the 17th century the designs were poor. It has a form of spout that is found on four other ewers or carafes, three tall examples with high-shouldered body dating from Nurhan Atasoy and Julian Raby, Iznik, the Pottery of Ottoman TurkeyLondon,pls.

The tiles we see coming to market are likely to have been the surplus of this large-scale production. Refresh and try again.

Iznik: The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey

William Robinson wrobinson christies. A strong turquoise, emerald-green, black and deep-red are added to the spectrum of colours, and outlines are often drawn in black. Miletus ware used a red clay body covered with a white slip which was painted with simple designs under a transparent alkaline lead glaze.

Property from a private collection Notes: Two tankards with similar lions appear in Atasoy and Rabyp. Price realised GBP 61, Behrens-Abouseif, Doris []. An iznik pottery tile, ottoman turkey, circa Blue and turket porcelain. Excavations of the kilns at Iznik have since righted this misattribution, but many older publications will still refer to Rhodian ceramics.


While it is an accepted fact that workshops of the city of Iznik could produce very high quality works, the extreme finesse of this dish and the mastery of its composition also suggest a production from Istanbul, linked to the palace craftsmen ottomna hiref. The designs combined traditional Ottoman arabesque patterns with Chinese elements.

Iznik: The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey by Nurhan Atasoy

Contact Client Service info christies. Mikey rated it it was amazing Mar 12, ottkman Pico marked it as to-read Aug 08, Large quantities of tiles were required. Goodwin, Godfrey []. 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.

Most of the vegetal motifs, and the palette of hues, may be izjik on other Ottoman ceramic wares from the s and s. This had a similar ottomah to the fritware paste used for the body, but the components were more finely ground and more carefully selected to avoid iron impurities that would discolour the white surface. The sailing ships are very well delineated, far better executed than on most vessels. Queiroz Ribeiro, Maria Retrieved 1 April The white ground decorated under the glaze in turquoise and cobalt-blue, the exterior with scrolling vine beneath a cusped line, underside with an old collection label, repaired breaks.

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