If you've never been to Istanbul, Iznik tiles are amazing ceramic designs from the ottoman empire, and there are so many amazing patterns. My visit to Istanbul still influences my style so much. Iznik tile decoration - The Harem, Topkapi Palace

Ewer with Sailing-ship Design, early 17th century. Turkey, Iznik. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1919 (19.67)

Ewer with Sailing-ship Design Object Name: Ewer Date: early century Geography: Turkey, Iznik Culture: Islamic Medium: Stonepaste; polychrome painted under a transparent glaze Dimensions: H.

Ottoman Iznik Plate


Dish Place of origin: Iznik, Turkey (probably, made) Turkey Date: ca. (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed

Tile from the panel "The Marvels of Creation" from the Louvre.

Un carreau du panneau "Les merveilles de la création"/Tile from the panel "The Marvels of Creation". Photo by Michel Urtado. Via Europeana and the Louvre.

Tankard. Iznik, Turkey, late 16th century (Ottoman period). The boats on this drinking vessel sail past islands accentuated by small castles, large birds, and pairs of cypress trees. Photograph and description taken from Freer and the Sackler (Smithsonian) Museums.

Earthenware, Ceramics and Tiles at the Smithsonian Museum « Islamic Arts and Architecture

Plate, second half of 16th century Iznik, Turkey Fritware, polychrome-painted under transparent glaze.

Plate, second half of century Iznik, Turkey Fritware, polychrome-painted under transparent glaze.