Tile with a Diagrammatic View of the Holy Sanctuary at Mecca

Image credit: The Khalili Collections

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The small panel along the lower edge of the tile is inscribed with the name of its owner, 'Etmekçi-zade Mehmed Pasha'. An identical tile bearing the same name can be seen on the exterior of the Rüstem Pasha mosque in Istanbul.

The Khalili Collections



Tile with a Diagrammatic View of the Holy Sanctuary at Mecca


stonepaste, decorated underglaze in cobalt & turquoise blue, black & bole red

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The Khalili Collections

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