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, the largest chandelier in the world, it weights 4 tons. I have a thing for chandeliers

Iznik Vase; Ottoman dynasty; 16th century

'Jacobethan' rose branches between cable bands.Illegible ink inscription on base. Made of grey, turquoise, cobalt painted and glazed ceramic, pottery. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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

Antique Ottoman Rug (Western Anatolian Turkey), Bellini's re-entry carpet, half XVI century.

"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 century Kutahaya and Iznik tiles.

Cağaloğlu vilayet camii 1918 / İstanbul

Cağaloğlu vilayet camii 1918 / İstanbul

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