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Candlestick in Imitation of Metalwork Form

Object Name:
Candlestick
Date:
mid-16th century
Geography:
Turkey, Iznik
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stonepaste; painted in blue under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm) Diam. of base: 7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Harris Brisband Dick Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 460
Inscription: Sahiba Haji Muhammad ibn Sulaiman
Octave Homberg, Paris (by 1904–28; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris,November 27–28, 1928, no. 42); Fernand Adda Collection, Egypt (until 1965; sale, Palais Galliéra, Paris,December 3, 1965, no. 792, to Marthe Baschet for MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A King's Book of Kings: Persian Miniatures from Shah Tahmasp's Shahnama of 1528," May 4, 1972–December 31, 1972.

New York. Grey Art Gallery, New York University. "Tulips, Arabesques and Turbans," April 26, 1983–July 4, 1983.

New York. The Hagop Kevorkian Special Exhibitions Gallery. "Flowers and Leaves: The Ottoman Pottery of Iznik," September 25, 1991–November 15, 1992.

Rackham, Bernard. "Illustrated Catalogue of a Private Collection." In Islamic Pottery and Italian Maiolica. London: Faber and Faber, 1959. no. 56, p. 25, ill. pl. 24, Catalogue Rackham 1959 Islamic Pottery and Italian Maiolica Illustrated Catalogue of a Private Collection Author: Bernard Rackham Publisher: Faber and Faber, British, London, London London Islamic 143.6 R11 Created by: adamjq Created on: 11.

Swietochowski, Marie, and Marilyn Jenkins-Madina. Notable Acquisitions 1965–1975 (1975). p. 144, ill. (b/w).

Denny, Walter B. The Ceramics of the Mosque of Rustem Pasha and the Environment of Change. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1977. p. 261, ill. fig. 27 (b/w).

Petsopoulos, Yanni, ed. "Decorative Arts from the Ottoman Empire." In Tulips, Arabesques & Turbans. New York: Abbeville Press, 1982. no. 98, p. 94, ill. pl. 98 (color).

Atasoy, Nurhan, and Julian Raby. "The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey." In Iznik, edited by Yanni Petsopoulos. London: Thames and Hudson, 1989. no. 632, p. 277, ill. (b/w).



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