Golden Horn Pattern Turkish Iznik Ceramic Wide Covered Bowl

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Brand Name : La Firuze Type : Handmade & Hand Painted Turkish Iznik Ceramic Wide Covered Bowl Color : Blue Size : Height 6,3'' (16 cm~) - Width 9,5'' (24 cm~) Weight : 4,2 lb (1.900 gr ~) Material : Quartz, Clay, Glass Condition : New Description : Wide Covered Bowl with ''Halic'' (Golden Horn) pattern. Originally dated to mid. 16th century, circa 1580. The general name given to the ceramic produced in the workshops established around the Golden Horn in Istanbul. However, in time this information was found to be inaccurate through historical documents and it was determined that the real style was ''Tuğrakeş Spiral Ware''. On this type of ware, there is a decoration made of stylized small flowers, leaves and sprouts adhering to the thin spiral branches. Cobalt blue color is dominant in this decoration. Fully handmade and hand painted with under lead free glaze and bright over glaze finish. Fired twice at 800-950 degree celsius. This piece may be used as a serving plate for fruits and cold dishes or may be keep on the desk as a decorative item. It is also suitable as a gift for special occasions such as birthdays, weddings, and housewarmings. We will sent it within velvet box. Bottom portion is unglazed. To ensure the longevity of all hand painted ceramics hand washing is highly recommended (no harsh abrasives, not microwave or diswasher safe). Made in Turkey