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Bowl cover


Cover or lid for squat elliptic shaped bowl in stonepaste fritware, topped by gilt, copper alloy finial with blue, red and green rossette at its base, with further decoration of blue lily and a red-orange hyazinth and serrated saz leaves: Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman, 10th century AH / late 16th century AD

Museum reference

A.1884.44.26 A


World Culture

Object name

Bowl cover

Production information

Iznik, Turkey, West Asia


Late 16th century
10th century AH

Style / Culture



Stonepaste fritware, Copper alloy, Gilt

Physical description

Earthenware, glazed


Castellani, Alessandro, 1823 - 1883


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  • Discover Islamic Art (01 Dec 2005)
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SCARCE, J., Domestic Culture in the Middle East: an Exploration of the Household Interior, Edinburgh 1996, p. 60

Türkische Kunst und Kultur aus osmanischer Zeit, exhibition catalogue, Recklinghausen 1985, p. 144 cat. no. 2/13 [For related pieces in terms of shape]

RABY, J. & ATASOY, N., Iznik: The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey, London 1989, figs. 559, 678, 742 [For related pieces in terms of shape]

CARSWELL, J., Iznik Pottery, London 1998, p. 82 fig. 61 [For related pieces in terms of shape]

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