The handmade 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.
The Khipa bowl is handmade in the Iznik area of Turkey, renowned and famous for their century old traditions and techniques in ceramic art and craftsmanship, and during the Ottoman era, suppliers of ceramics to the Sultans royal court. This wonderful bowl is simplistic, organic and classy, in both design and expression. The elaborated and beautiful floral motifs are made with a careful eye for details, aesthetics and creativity, and the beautiful colors, in different shades of blue, white and turquoise, clearly shows the historic reference.
Thus, the 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 Khipa bowl is authentic and aesthetic craftmanship with inspiring historic roots and a timeless, yet organic look.
The Khipa 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 handmade 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.