The hand painted Hecabe bowl is lead free and hence useable for storing food ware. The bowl measures 30 cm in diameter, is 11 cm in height and weighs approximately 1800 gr. The bottom is signed and numbered by the ceramic artisan.
This ceramic bowl is truly the essence of both beauty and life. The Hecabe bowl is hand painted in Iznik, an area of Turkey renowned for their quality and traditional techniques, in ceramic art and design, and in the Ottoman era, suppliers of ceramics to the Sultans royal court. The colorful and enchanting bowl, with both interior and exterior decorations, draws inspiration from the ancient stories and illustrations of “the Tree of Life”. This motif is also a traditional and recurrent theme in Turkish arts, crafts and designs. The adorable floral motifs and the shining clear colors of red, white, blue and turquoise, make this bowl just right for you, who favors originality, authenticity and colorful aesthetics combined.
The main inspiration, for the design and motifs of the bowl, comes from the Ottoman era, where design and production of colorful and intricate ceramic art was at the highest. Tiles, mosaics, decors and handicrafts, in sophisticated patterns and motifs, illustrating symbols, flora and fauna of the vast Empire. If you visit Turkey today, you will still see their great love for magnificently ornamented and multicolored ceramics, used as decorations in buildings, palaces, mosques and as home décor.
Especially flower motifs have been a treasured theme in several of these amazing artworks, but also symbols and poetic references has been used for inspiration in designs, shapes and decorations.
Reflecting the current trend of blending styles, eras and cultural expressions, traditional artforms and motifs presently comes in new and modern forms and designs, appealing to the one, who seeks authenticity, quality and creativity in a distinct innovative look.
We are sure, you will find the Hecabe bowl to look amazing, whether you use it for serving fruits or salads, for home décor or for storing potpourri, fragrances and soaps, in your bathroom. An elegant and aesthetic ceramic bowl, with a poetic authentic twist.
The Hecabe bowl is a unique piece of ceramic pottery and should be preserved with attention and care. The bowl should be washed by hand.
As the ceramics are hand painted by small and self-employed artisans, the delivery time may vary, and in some cases, take longer than the estimated 23 working days – due to the nature of handicrafts or circumstances at the individual artisan’s workshop. In this case you will, of course, be contacted by us. For further information please read “about us” and Terms and Conditions.