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English: Tiled lunette panel that may have come from the Piyale Pasha Mosque in Istanbul. The tiles were made in Iznik.
Date between 1570 and 1575
date QS:P571,+1570-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1570-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1575-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium Fritware/stonepaste with underglaze painted decoration
Dimensions Width 149 cm
institution QS:P195,Q213322
Current location
Islamic Middle East, room 42, case WN5, shelf EXP
Accession number

Similar lunette panels are held by other museums including the Museu Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon (Inv. no. 1598B) and two copies in the Musée du Louvre in Paris (Inv. no. OA 7508) and (Inv. no. OA 7509).

The lunette in the Museu Calouste Gulbenkian is illustrated in: Queiroz Ribeiro, Maria (2009), Iznik pottery and tiles in the Calouste Gulbenkian collection, Lisbon: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, ISBN 978-972-8848-58-3. p. 124 fig. 74.
References Denny, Walter B. (2004), Iznik: the artistry of Ottoman ceramics, London: Thames & Hudson, pp. 208, 213, ISBN 978-0-500-51192-3.
Source/Photographer Aa77zz (2012)


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