Tile

Fritware, painted in blue, turquoise, green, purple, and black under a transparent glaze | 26.9 x 27cm | Ottoman dynasty (1299–1923), 16th or 17th century

Islamic

This tile belongs to group of ceramics sometimes referred to as Damascus or Syrian ware that are closely related to Iznik ceramics. These wares were produced in Damascus in the mid-16th century when the Ottoman sultan, Suleyman the Magnificent, sent ...
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