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This beautiful ‘grape’ motif (three grapes that imitates the decoration of 15th c. Chinese plates) was adapted and used by the Iznik potters for more than a century from its first appearance in the early 16th c. The plate belongs … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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