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Iznik fitware bowl with flowers and leaves

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An image of Islamic pottery. Bowl. Unknown production, Turkey, Anatolia, Iznik. Shape: hemispherical bowl with a plain rim, sits on a tall, cylindrical foot ring. Interior: on the body a frieze of almond shaped medallions, containing rosettes and spiralling tadpole leaves reserved in turquoise, and flower pots containing symmetrical flower arrangements. On the base a central rosette with radiating tadpole leaves painted in a spiral and reserved in blue. Exterior: on the body, painted in blue, a frieze of large flowers, spiralling stems and leaves is painted above a band of angular, slanted leaves. On the foot stylised meandering scrollwork is reserved in blue. The base is glazed except for the rim of the foot ring. Fritware, probably wheel thrown, painted in blue and turquoise under a colourless glaze, height, whole, 15 cm, diameter, rim, 27.8 cm, diameter, base, 11 cm, circa 1530-circa 1535. Ottoman.

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Islamic pottery. Bowl. Unknown production, Turkey, Anatolia, Iznik. Shape: hemispherical bowl with a plain rim, sits on a tall, cylindrical foot ring. Interior: on the body a frieze of almond shaped medallions, containing rosettes and spiralling tadpole leaves reserved in turquoise, and flower pots containing symmetrical flower arrangements. On the base a central rosette with radiating tadpole leaves painted in a spiral and reserved in blue. Exterior: on the body, painted in blue, a frieze of large flowers, spiralling stems and leaves is painted above a band of angular, slanted leaves. On the foot stylised meandering scrollwork is reserved in blue. The base is glazed except for the rim of the foot ring. Fritware, probably wheel thrown, painted in blue and turquoise under a colourless glaze, height, whole, 15 cm, diameter, rim, 27.8 cm, diameter, base, 11 cm, circa 1530-circa 1535. Ottoman.

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  • Accession Number: C.12-1979
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Sam Cole
  • Image height: 768 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 471.25kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2017:08:15 09:50:59

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16th Century Anatolian blue bowl cobalt floral flowers foot footed frit fritware glazed Islamic Isnik Iznik leaves painted pottery thrown Turkish underglaze

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rgb(186,182,178), rgb(28,59,102), rgb(121,129,133), rgb(126,113,80), rgb(147,143,127), rgb(98,88,67), rgb(229,217,212), rgb(140,132,129), rgb(213,218,220), rgb(219,228,225), rgb(84,140,180)

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