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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)
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 (1965–1975). 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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