12. Iznik – The Glory of the Ottoman Pottery

Iznik 16th - Benaki Islamic Museum Athens Greece

Stunning and well recognized motif from an Iznik plate, with brilliant combination of cobalt blue, olive-green and red colors.
From the late 15th century, the city of Iznik (Byzantine Nicaea) became the most important provider of luxurious ceramic vessels and impressive tile themes made for the court, mosques, palaces and the prosperous class of the Ottoman Empire.

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