The hand painted ceramic 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.
The Malhun bowl, both interior and exterior decorated, is clearly inspired by the Turkish history, culture and traditions, in both colors and design. The classic floral motifs and pattens in bright blue, red, green and golden colors, on a backdrop of beautiful olive green, give this ceramic bowl a distinct aura of the Orient, in a timeless and yet modern appearance. The craftmanship is underlined by the carefully painted details and the creative innovative design, of this delightful ceramic bowl.
The main inspiration 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.
The bowl is made in the Iznik region of Turkey, which is renowned for their traditions and techniques, high quality, and exquisite designs in ceramic craftmanship. The Malhun bowl certainly embodies both beauty, aesthetics, traditions and organic creativity, with its stunning colors, reflecting the green Turkish landscape and rich botanicas. Traditional, classic and timeless – with an original modern touch.
The Malhun 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.