The hand painted ceramic bowl is lead free and hence useable for storing food ware. The bowl measures 25 cm in diameter, is 9 cm in height and weighs approximately 1250 gr. The bottom is signed and numbered by the ceramic artisan.
This lovely and charming ceramic bowl, with floral decorations in colors of red, blue, and turquoise – on a white background, conveys an aura of history, tradition, aesthetic creativity and an atmosphere of the vibrant, diverse and colorful Orient.
Thus, the Istanu bowl is made with inspiration 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.
The Istanu bowl is a beautiful piece of ceramic craftsmanship. Classic and elegant in style and colors, yet with a contemporary touch, making it ideal as an artistic addition to the modern household.
The Istanu 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.