jewel pattern originated in Buddhist iconography (flaming pearls)_transformed through their association with tiger stripes and leopard spots_symbols connoting strength and courage
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Tarihi Mehmet Ağa Camii (1569/1570)
Vase Place of origin: Iznik, Turkey (probably, made) Date: ca. 1575 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (prod.
Pantone scuba blue and classic blue: Turkey (Iznik), circa 1580
Istanbul, Mosque of Sultanahmed :: Walter B.
Polychrome underglaze painted Iznik tiles at the Harem section at the Topkapi Palace, century.
AN IZNIK POTTERY DISH OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1580 With sloping slightly cusped rim on short foot, the white interior with alternating blue peony sprays and red split-leaves enclosing blue palmettes, radiating around central blue and green rosette with red petals, the rim with stylized blue wave and rock motif, the exterior with alternating paired tulip and flowerhead, 13¾in. (35.2cm.) diam.
Spherical Hanging Ornament, Iznik, Turkey (Ottoman), c.
AN INTACT IZNIK POTTERY DISH OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1620 On short flat foot, with sloping rim, the decoration on white ground with carnations and tulips, a saz leaf across the center, the rim with palmettes and five-petalled rosettes
A fine rimless Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1575 - Alain.
AN IZNIK POLYCHROME POTTERY DISH, TURKEY, FIRST HALF OF 17TH CENTURY the shallow circular form decorated in underglaze red, tones of blue, turquoise and black outlines with a central partridge against a ground of stylised rocks, with a breaking wave border