Treasures of Turkey

Inspired by a recent visit to Turkey
The largest chandelier in the world and it's Pink! Gift from Queen Victoria to the Dolmabakce Palace in Istanbul.

The largest chandelier in the world and it's Pink! Gift from Queen Victoria to the Dolmabakce Palace in Istanbul.

Iznik Vase; Ottoman dynasty; 16th century

Iznik Vase; Ottoman dynasty; 16th century

Turkish Rug | Ushak Carpet | Antique Turkish Ushak Rug

Turkish Rug | Ushak Carpet | Antique Turkish Ushak Rug

Duvar Çeşmesi, Topkapı Sarayında

Duvar Çeşmesi, Topkapı Sarayında

Hanging ornament | Kütahya, Turkey, 19th century | Stonepaste; polychrome painted under a transparent glaze | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Hanging ornament | Kütahya, Turkey, 19th century | Stonepaste; polychrome painted under a transparent glaze | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

stunning 16th century #ottoman #turkish iznik bowl • Victoria and Albert museum

Bowl

stunning 16th century #ottoman #turkish iznik bowl • Victoria and Albert museum

Topkapi Palace

Topkapi Palace

Bowl Place of origin: Iznik, Turkey (made) Date: ca. 1555-1560 (made)

Bowl

Bowl Place of origin: Iznik, Turkey (made) Date: ca. 1555-1560 (made)

Wher Collection Bellini re entry carpet, first half XVI century, Ottoman Turkey (Western Anatolia), Phildelphia mUsuem of Art, Philadelphia, 1988, p.78).

Wher Collection Bellini re entry carpet, first half XVI century, Ottoman Turkey (Western Anatolia), Phildelphia mUsuem of Art, Philadelphia, 1988, p.78).

"The Hall with a Fountain" of the Harem, the vestibule where princes & consorts of the sultan waited before entering the Imperial Hall. The tiles are 17th century Kutahaya and Iznik tiles. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

"The Hall with a Fountain" of the Harem, the vestibule where princes & consorts of the sultan waited before entering the Imperial Hall. The tiles are 17th century Kutahaya and Iznik tiles. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

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