Panneau composé de neuf carreaux de revêtement, Syrie, Damas, art ottoman, seconde moitié du XVIIème siècle A DAMASCUS POTTERY TILE PANEL, OTTOMAN SYRIA, SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY, 68.5 cm square

Panneau composé de neuf carreaux de revêtement, Syrie, Damas, art ottoman, seconde moitié du XVIIème siècle A DAMASCUS POTTERY TILE PANEL, OTTOMAN SYRIA, SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY, 68.5 cm square

The Aga Khan Museum: Ceramic, Mosaic - Ottoman, circa 1575-80 CE

The Aga Khan Museum: Ceramic, Mosaic - Ottoman, circa 1575-80 CE

Mosque lamp, late 16th century Turkey; Iznik

Mosque lamp, late 16th century Turkey; Iznik

Enlarged Picture: Tile Panel - Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery Information Centre

Enlarged Picture: Tile Panel - Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery Information Centre

This tile panel recalls the garden-like setting of heaven described in the Qur’an. It depicts a triple-arched gateway—the gate to paradise—date palms, cypresses, mosque lamps, and a vase filled with carnations. The panel is inscribed with the names of God (Allah), the prophet Muhammad, and the four rashiddun. Medium: Ceramic; fritware, painted in cobalt blue and turquoise under a transparent glaze Place Made: Damascus, Middle East, Syria Dates: 17th century

This tile panel recalls the garden-like setting of heaven described in the Qur’an. It depicts a triple-arched gateway—the gate to paradise—date palms, cypresses, mosque lamps, and a vase filled with carnations. The panel is inscribed with the names of God (Allah), the prophet Muhammad, and the four rashiddun. Medium: Ceramic; fritware, painted in cobalt blue and turquoise under a transparent glaze Place Made: Damascus, Middle East, Syria Dates: 17th century

An Ottoman silk and metal-thread embroidered wall hanging with tughra of Sultan Salim III (r.1789-1807), Turkey, 19th century

An Ottoman silk and metal-thread embroidered wall hanging with tughra of Sultan Salim III (r.1789-1807), Turkey, 19th century

Mosque Lamp, 1585-1595 Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period, 16th Century

Mosque Lamp, 1585-1595 Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period, 16th Century

Wall tile in the form of a mihrab 13th century Kashan, Iran Fritware, moulded and lustre-painted overglaze decoration, opaque glaze, colour highlights

Wall tile in the form of a mihrab 13th century Kashan, Iran Fritware, moulded and lustre-painted overglaze decoration, opaque glaze, colour highlights

Prayer carpet, late 16th century; Ottoman Attributed to Bursa or Istanbul, Turkey Pile weave, wool and cotton pile on silk foundation, 288 asymmetrical knots per square inch

Prayer carpet, late 16th century; Ottoman Attributed to Bursa or Istanbul, Turkey Pile weave, wool and cotton pile on silk foundation, 288 asymmetrical knots per square inch

Place of origin: Kashan, Iran (made) Iran (made) Date: circa 1305 (made)

Place of origin: Kashan, Iran (made) Iran (made) Date: circa 1305 (made)

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