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Ceramics of the Islamic world : in the Tareq Rajab Museum

Author: Géza Fehérvári; Tareq Rajab Museum (Kuwait)
Publisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : I.B. Tauris, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Geza Fehervari presents the history of ceramics in the Islamic world through a wide and comprehensive collection of objects spanning all periods and regions of the Islamic world, including the results of the author's own excavations in Iran, Egypt and North Africa. In discussing the alluring tile work of the Islamic artistic tradition, particularly the faience mosaics found in Iran and Central Asia during the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Géza Fehérvári; Tareq Rajab Museum (Kuwait)
ISBN: 1860644309 9781860644306
OCLC Number: 43986416
Description: 399 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Preface / Tareq Sayid Rajab --
Foreword / Ralph Pinder-Wilson --
Historical Map of the Islamic World and Europe --
Introduction --
1. The Pre- and Early Islamic Periods (2nd to 8th centuries) --
2. The Early Abbasid Period Iraq, Iran and Central Asia (9th to early 11th centuries) --
3. The Fatimid Period in Egypt and North Africa (late 10th to 12th centuries) --
4. Iranian Sgraffiato (from the 11th up to the early 13th centuries) --
5. The "Seljuq" Period of Iran (11th to early 13th centuries) --
6. Glazed Lamps and Lanterns (10th to 13th centuries) --
7. Glazed Ceramics of Afghanistan (11th to 14th centuries) --
8. Ayyubid Ceramics of Syria (12th to mid-13th centuries) --
9. Unglazed Ceramics of the Early Islamic Period --
10. The Ilkhanid and Timurid Periods in Iran and Central Asia (late 13th to early 16th centuries) --
11. Mamluk Ceramics of Syria and Egypt (late 13th to early 16th centuries) --
12. Hispano-Moresque Ceramics of Spain (15th to 18th centuries) --
13. Safavid and Qajar Ceramics (16th to 19th centuries) --
14. Ceramics of Ottoman Turkey (16th to 19th centuries) --
15. Moroccan Ceramics (18th to 19th centuries) --
16. Moulds, Matrices, Dies and Casts.
Responsibility: Géza Fehérvári.


Pottery and ceramics from the Islamic world have intrigues Western art historians and collectors, as well as the discerning public. This text presents a wide collection of objects spanning all  Read more...


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