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Dish      Place of origin:      Iznik, Turkey (probably, made)     Turkey (made)     Date:      ca 1580 (made)     Artist/Maker:      Unknown (production)     Materials and Techniques:      Fritware, underglaze painted in two shades of cobalt blue, glazed

Dish

Dish Place of origin: Iznik, Turkey (probably, made) Turkey (made) Date: ca 1580 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Fritware, underglaze painted in two shades of cobalt blue, glazed

Tile & Ceramics: Çini ve Seramik (Tile & Ceramic)

Tile & Ceramics: Çini ve Seramik (Tile & Ceramic)

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I never had the pleasure of working on Iznik pottery. The decoration on these vessels is the greatest mankind has ever produced.

I never had the pleasure of working on Iznik pottery. The decoration on these vessels is the greatest mankind has ever produced.

Dish with 'Kaleidoscope' design | Iznik, Turkey, ca. 1580-1585 | Stonepaste; polychrome painted under transparent glaze | Stylized variations of lotus petals, ultimately of Chinese inspiration but geometrically patterned into a radiating sunburst of powerful Islamic design, bear witness to one of the most fruitful cultural exchanges in history: the mutual influences  between the artists, especially potters, of Eastern and Western Asia | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Dish with 'Kaleidoscope' design | Iznik, Turkey, ca. 1580-1585 | Stonepaste; polychrome painted under transparent glaze | Stylized variations of lotus petals, ultimately of Chinese inspiration but geometrically patterned into a radiating sunburst of powerful Islamic design, bear witness to one of the most fruitful cultural exchanges in history: the mutual influences between the artists, especially potters, of Eastern and Western Asia | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

İznik Çini Mehmet Gürsoy UNESCO Yaşayan İnsan Hazinesi

İznik Çini Mehmet Gürsoy UNESCO Yaşayan İnsan Hazinesi

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