Ortal Bensky


About Ortal Bensky

Ortal Bensky earned her BA degree from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She studied Islamic Art and Architecture as part of her MA degree at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.


Iznik ewer, 2nd half of the 16th century (Ottoman), fritware, painted in black, cobalt blue, green, red under transparent glaze, 17-7/8 x 15-1/2 inches / 45.4 x 39.4 cm (photo: Brooklyn Museum, CC BY 3.0)
Though made in Iznik, an Ottoman center for ceramic arts, this jug blends Chinese and Iranian design elements.

Iznik ewer