OTTOMAN TURKISH POTTERY IZNIK QUARTZ TILE STONE

OTTOMAN TURKISH POTTERY IZNIK QUARTZ TILE STONE

Tile | Origin: Takht-i Sulayman, Iran | Period: 14th century Il-khanid period | Details: In the Islamic world, ceramics makers emphasized brightly colored glazes and intricate designs to animate relatively simple shapes and architectural tiles. Drawing on a variety of decorative sources, they continually expanded and refined their repertoire of calligraphic, abstract, and figurative motifs. Some of the designs, such as the soaring phoenix on this fourteenth-century turquoise molded tile…

Tile, Takht-i Sulayman, Iran soaring phoenix on this fourteenth-century turquoise molded tile, reflect دوره ايلخانيان

Selimiye mosque tile detail

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Imam (Shah) Mosque in Isfahan, Iran

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Walls of Isfahan

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Walls of Isfahan

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Walls of Isfahan

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Walls of Isfahan

the older style of tile work where every colour is a different tile, a tile inlay. later multicoloured tiles replaced this time-consuming technique.

Walls of Isfahan

Safavid Tile from Royal Shah Mosque (Masjid-i Jami Abbasi), Isfahan (courtesy of Farzin Rezaeian)

Walls of Isfahan

Isfahan/ Ali Qapu Palace/ Steps in progress The unique blue tiles of Isfahan's Islamic buildings.

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