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Bowl with floral decoration
Place of Origin: Turkey, Iznik
Date: 1550-1600
Historical Period: Ottoman period (1281-1924)
Materials: Glazed fritware with underglaze decoration
Style or Ware: Iznik
Dimensions: H. 2 3/4 in x Diam. 13 in, H. 7 cm x Diam. 33 cm
Credit Line: The Avery Brundage Collection
Department: West Asian Art
Collection: Ceramics
Object Number: B60P1949
On Display: No

Description

Label: Ceramics from Iznik, the preeminent ceramic production center in Ottoman Turkey, were made in a range of styles and colors. This bowl  is delicate in both painting and coloring, and it shows several plants characteristic of Iznik ware: cypress, tulips (on the rim), and small blue flowers that may be delphiniums.

More Information

Exhibition History: "Near Eastern Masterpieces", San Antonio Museum of Art, 5/16/1987 - 1/4/1988
"Ancient Middle Eastern Objects" wall case, deYoung Museum, 4/13/1988 - 4/13/1989
Arts of the Islamic World from Turkey to Indonesia (Tateuchi Gallery, September 5, 2008 - March 1, 2009)
Label: Ceramics from Iznik, the preeminent ceramic production center in Ottoman Turkey, were made in a range of styles and colors. This bowl  is delicate in both painting and coloring, and it shows several plants characteristic of Iznik ware: cypress, tulips (on the rim), and small blue flowers that may be delphiniums.
Exhibition History: "Near Eastern Masterpieces", San Antonio Museum of Art, 5/16/1987 - 1/4/1988
"Ancient Middle Eastern Objects" wall case, deYoung Museum, 4/13/1988 - 4/13/1989
Arts of the Islamic World from Turkey to Indonesia (Tateuchi Gallery, September 5, 2008 - March 1, 2009)