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Royal Decree Box with Marbling

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Royal decree box with side marbling technique is designed and hand made by artist Nesime Kantar. At the edges of box thin leather was used. It was covered by marbling art paper on processed cardboard and was varnished. Side marbling technique was mainly used at the sides of the writings and calligraphy. Royal decree box may be used for different purposes such as decree box, pencil box or brush box. Some of them are pipe shaped or tetragonal, hexagonal or octagonal in shape and different lengths. Boxes are composed of carcase and cap. Generally, both edges of the carcase and cap are moulded and the remaining middle parts are ornamented.

Material: Cardboard over varnished marbled paper, green leather at the edges

Dimensions: Height: 28, diameter 8 cm
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The workshop neighbour to Galata Tower opened its doors in 2009. In the workshop where modern marbling art takes place along with the traditional, classical marbling art lessons and workshops are organized. The workshop which provides the opportunity to meet a modern art along the historic fabric of Galata Tower also hosts many marbling art masterpieces from traditional to modern, from paper to wood and stone.

Partners of Galatart Nesime Kantar and Ezgi Turan started their works of marbling art with Ayla Makas in Caferağa Madrassa, in the year 2000. Nesime Kantar who graduated from Mimar Sinan University Faculty of Sociology took classical paper and book conservation and photography lessons from Muammer Yanmaz.. Along with the marbling art lessons, Ezgi Turan who studied Economics in İstanbul University took classical paper and book conservation and ceramics lessons in Gül Erali Workshop. She was invited to Kars Culture and Art Festival in 2005 and 2010 and to Karadeniz Ereğli Art Association in 2006 as the guest artist, and founded workshops. Both artists attended to numerous group and personal exhibitions.

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