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Creator Nationality: Asian; Anatolian; Turkish
Creator Dates/Places: Turkey (Iznik)
Creator Active Place: Turkey (Iznik)
Creator Name-CRT: Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period
Title: Large Dish with Artichokes
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1535
Creation End Date: 1540
Creation Date: c. 1535-40
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Ceramic
Materials and Techniques: fritware with underglaze-painted design
Dimensions: Diameter: 36.4cm, Overall: 6.9cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1995.17
Credit Line: Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
Context: With its exuberant and confident design of surging artichokes, this dish is a spectacular example of Iznik ware's finest and most inventive period of production: the so-called "Damascus phase." Vigorous and emphatic plant designs--painted in green, light and dark blue, and sometimes purple--characterize vessels of the Damascus phase, which spanned the 1530s to 1550s. Theses decades mark the high point of Ottoman art during the reign of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520-1566).
AMICA ID: CMA_.1995.17
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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