Study of the moon and stars.  Ottoman miniature from 17th century.   Istanbul.

Emily would love this piece because it is the study of the moon and stars with Ottoman people miniature picture from century. This a type of Istanbul portrait.

Galata ottoman #ottoman

Istanbul is full of amazing architect! Here is the the tallest tower in Istanbul the Galata Tower. I heard a rumor that the top of the tower is used to spot fires in the city.

Kitab-i Bahriye (Book of the Sea)  Venice, as rendered by Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis in his Kitab-i Bahriye, a book of portolan charts and sailing directions produced in the early 16th century.

Venice, as rendered by Ottoman admiral & cartographer Piri Reis in his "Kitab-i Bahriye" (Bokok of the Sea), a book of portolan charts & sailing directions produced in the early century. via islamic arts

Sultanahmet from Hagia Sophia - Istanbul, Turkey

30 famous places that you MUST see Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) from Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey CHECK

On 11 May 1747, the Ottoman Padishah Mahmud the First sent an embassy with valuable gifts and led by Kesriyeli Ahmed Pasha to Nadir Shah. Among the gifts which Sultan Mahmud sent was a particularly outstanding dagger whose handle and sheath were decorated with precious stones. The Treasury Master had had this dagger made by the foremost jewelers of Istanbul, having provided all the stones necessary from the Treasury.

Emerald handle Dagger with an Emerald Hilt, 1747 (Topkapi Palace Museum)

"Combing hair" by Osman Hamdi Bey. Painted by the Turkish artist in about 1900. Osman Hamdi was unusual as a native of the Ottoman Empire who had trained with western orientalist painters like Gerome. His images are a lot more conservative than the French artists and are similar to J.F. Lewis's work from half a century before.

Girl Having Her Hair Combed by Osman Hamdi Bey ~ Turkish painter –

.Treasures of the Topkapi Palace, Treasure Jeweled Gold ewer 16th century Najaf

Treasures of the Topkapi Palace, Treasure Jeweled Gold ewer century Najaf

Ottoman dagger, part of a matching rifle set, 1732-1733, steel, decorated with gold, rubies (or spinels), beryls, 1 3/4 x 11 13/16 x 5/8 in. (4.4 x 30 x 1.7cm), Acquired by Henry Walters 1903, The Walters Art Museum.

Ottoman dagger, part of a matching rifle set, steel, decorated with gold, rubies.

An Ottoman harem. Favorites for the harem were Circassian beauties from the Caucasus

Harem - "sacred place" : the private domain of an ottoman sultan, where he and his wives resided

leanan-sidhe:    spirithouse:    constantflux:    crashinglybeautiful:kateoplis:  17th century Ottoman tent from the Dresden State Art Collections

PITCH A TENT: A staff member of the Dresden State Art Collections admired a century Ottoman tent in Dresden, Germany, Monday.

ottoman dynasty

Minyatür - "Ey cemali gül yüzü bedr-i münir / Ey kamu düşmüşlere sen destgir"…

"In the Harem" by Edouard Frederic Wilhelm Richter (1844-1913)

Edouard Frederic Wilhelm Richter In the Harem painting, oil on canvas & frame; Edouard Frederic Wilhelm Richter In the Harem is shipped worldwide, 60 days money back guarantee.

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