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Istanbul Tiled Kiosk or €inili K”sk May 2014 8626.jpg
28-May-2014 Dick Osseman

Istanbul Tiled Kiosk or €inili K”sk May 2014 8626.jpg

New 2014 picture

This “charger with foliate rim” is from 1480, 43 cm. in diameter. It’s style is called “Baba Nakkaş”.

It parallels early 15th-century Chinese dish. That is, the back-side has a Chinese peony scroll, the inside is entirely Ottoman with arabesque scrollwork on the rim and in the center, a “lozenge panels” in the cavetto. Text from “Iznik”; by Atasoy and Raby, Alexandria Press, London.

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1/100s f/8.0 at 44.0mm iso5000 full exif

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