Syria {Damascus}   A square stone paste tile painted in underglaze cobalt blue, turquoise, manganese purple and green. Sprays of tulips, car...

Syria {Damascus} A square stone paste tile painted in underglaze cobalt blue, turquoise, manganese purple and green. Sprays of tulips, car.

CARREAU À DÉCOR FLORAL, IZNIK, VERS 1570

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Tile; Damascus (Syria), ca. 1550-1600

Tile

Damascus (Syria), ca. "In the century, Damascus became an important Ottoman provincial capital giving rise to new building schemes faced with tilework. Potters came to Damascus.

Islamic, Turkey

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