Iznik Tile Patterns Both the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace have beautiful blue-and-white Iznik tiles, but the very most beautiful ones were in the Rustem Pasa Mosque in Istanbul, near the Spice Bazaar. It was a bit hidden away on a second floor, but a wonderful find when we finally manged to get there.
Tile panel with wavy-vine design, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), 16th–17th century Syria, probably Damascus Stonepaste; polychrome painted under transparent glaze H. 22 in. (55.9 cm), W. 33 in. (83.8 cm)