[Meitu] Iznik blue and white porcelain, retro and elegant beauty!


The town of Iznik is located in Turkey.

Once the capital of the Ottoman Empire.

Guiznik’s location is unique.

On the East-West Trader’s Road,

Trade activity flourished.

This was the birth of later Iznik ceramics

had a decisive effect.

Studies of Iznik ceramics can be found.

the style, tone, etc of its ceramics

The influence of ancient Chinese porcelain is greater.

In fact, as early as the ninth century,

China’s ceramics pass the Silk Road.

It began to export overseas.

According to the relevant documents,

Turkey comes into contact withTime of Chinese Ceramics

And in the ninth century or so,

At that time the Ottoman Imperial Palace nobles,

Love these luxuries from the east.

It is alleged that

The Imperial Sultan Muhammad II feasted foreign envoys,

Tableware used on the table.

It’s all porcelain from China.

In the 13th century,

With the establishment of the Yuan Dynasty, which straddled the Eurasian continent,

Cultural exchanges between the East and the West became more frequent.

At this time, a large number of ceramics, including Yuan-Qing-hua, were exported.

At that time Iznik’s craftsmen,

They also began to imitate these objects from the East,

To meet the needs of the market and the court.

Because of Ottoman court’s obsession with blue-and-white porcelain,

Iznik pottery, too, often chooses cobalt blue for its paint.

At one point, even a large number of people appeared

Chinese blue-and-white porcelain of Turkey Iznik “sister.”

From the outside, mature Iznik pottery

The difference with Chinese porcelain of the same generation has been relatively weak.

But there is still something missing in the texture and the sound of the percussion.

And from the 16th century onwards,

Iznik ceramics also began to form their own unique style.

Because of the great power of the empire at that time,

Iznik pottery also entered its golden age.

But by the end of the seventeenth century, the potter had begun

Trying to standardize ceramic production by reducing the quality of ceramics,

The quality of ceramics is beginning to decline.

Combined with the lack of new designs and the impact of imported Chinese ceramics,

Iznik ceramics are also slowly going into decline.

From the bud to the growth to the golden age to the final decline,

Iznik ceramics are constantly experiencing the baptism and evolution of the times.

And today’s Iznik ceramics

And slowly began the road to renewal

It has also gradually formed its own cultural characteristics,

Its patterns are not only diverse in variety,

And fine lines, colorful, full of retro atmosphere.

In 2018, one item is marked about 1480

Produced in Turkey, the Iznik Kiln is decorated with blue and white flowers at Sotheby’s

sold for £5399,995

A high price (472,754 yuan).