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Iznik tile with a spray of carnations, Ottoman Period

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An image of Fritware/Stonepaste Tile. Unknown. Upper side: a spray of blue carnations spring from a blue vase, both the spray and vase are clasped by a green agrafe. Either side of the vase, two smaller floral sprays and along each vertical edge two partial cypress trees with sprouting prunus style branches, all painted in blue and green. Probably fritware, mould made, painted under the glaze in blue and green under a colourless glaze, height 25.0 cm, width 25.2 cm, depth 1.0 cm, weight, whole, 1191 g, circa 1600-1799. Ottoman Period. Turkey, probably Iznik.

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Fritware/Stonepaste Tile. Unknown. Upper side: a spray of blue carnations spring from a blue vase, both the spray and vase are clasped by a green agrafe. Either side of the vase, two smaller floral sprays and along each vertical edge two partial cypress trees with sprouting prunus style branches, all painted in blue and green. Probably fritware, mould made, painted under the glaze in blue and green under a colourless glaze, height 25.0 cm, width 25.2 cm, depth 1.0 cm, weight, whole, 1191 g, circa 1600-1799. Ottoman Period. Turkey, probably Iznik.

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  • Accession Number: C.3-1929
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1017 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 0.97MB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2013:08:15 14:46:16

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16th Century 17th Century blue carnations floral flowers foliage foliate frit fritware glazed Islamic Isnik Iznik moulded Ottoman pottery square stonepaste stylised tiles Turkish vases

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