23. Iznik 16th Tile-Top Table

Iznik 16th - Victoria & Albert Museum London UK

Iznik Tile -Top Table about 1560. This kind of tables were used for resting trays full with food and drinks, for the guests in Ottoman palaces. This table is from the Islamic collection of the V&A museum. The Victoria and Albert museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) was founded in 1852, named after the Prince Albert and Queen Victoria and is the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design, with a permanent collection of more than 4.5mln objects. The collections of the V&A museum (fields of post-Medieval, Middle Eastern and East Asian ceramics) are the most extensive and comprehensive in the word. The refurbishment project of the museum has created the most important center for the enjoyment, study and understanding of the ceramics and a collection that cannot be found anywhere in the world.

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