I never had the pleasure of working on Iznik pottery. The decoration on these vessels is the greatest mankind has ever produced.
Syrian underglaze-painted bowl, probably made in Damascus c. 1150 (from Perpetual Glory: Medieval Islamic Ceramics from the Harvey B. Plotnick Collection by Oya Pancaroglu (2007), Art Institute of Chicago).
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Çini Tabaklar İznik Kütahya Seramikleri Ottoman Ceramic Plates 18cm El Yapımı Hand Made Turkish Ceramics Cini Tabak
Momoyama period, Oribe
Maker: Unknown; potter; possibly Collection: Henry Scipio Reitlinger Category: fritware (stonepaste) Name(s): bowl Islamic pottery; category Iznik; category Date: circa 1600 — 1799 School/Style: Ottoman Period: 17th-18th Century