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 Nilufer bowl is hand painted in Iznik, an area of Turkey, famous and renowned for their century old techniques, traditions and artistic designs, in ceramic arts and craftmanship. For centuries, it was the renowned workshops of Iznik, that made and delivered ceramic arts and tiles to the royalties at the Sultans court. Being both interior and exterior decorated, with elegant motifs and picturesque blue and turquoise color nuances, the Nilufer bowl will be great, for both home décor as well as for serving your favorite salad or fruits. With this classy ceramic bowl, you really get a feel of the beauty, aesthetics and refined ornamented design and style of the Orient.
The Nilufer bowl is made with a clear 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 Nilufer bowl is simple, yet elegant in its appearance, making it suitable for several different purposes. For instance, for storing food or snacks, or as an inspiring supplement to your home décor. It will also look amazing as a tasteful display of soaps or potpourri, in your bathroom. No matter your choice, the Nilufer bowl will surely add a touch of originality and charm.
The Nilufer 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.