Monday, May 3, 2010

iznik beauty....

iznik fritware, ca. 16th c

"Ottoman ceramic artists took much of their inspiration from nature and created designs incorporating both recognizable plants, flowers, and trees and stylized leaves. Familiar species depicted on this plate include tulips, palmettes, and cypress trees."
walters art museum

a little beauty to begin your week. happy monday! k


  1. This plate is beautiful. I LOVE IT!
    Hugs, andrea

  2. Gorgeous...almost looks like a peacock with his feathers spread :)

  3. This is a great piece of pottery! I agree, it does look like peacock feathers. I would so love to have this in my home ... sigh :<)