Ceramics of the Islamic World
I.B.Tauris, 2000 - Art - 399 pages
Ceramics from the Islamic world have been fully appreciated by western art historians and collectors, as well as the discerning public, since the early 20th century. Since then important finds have enhanced the role of ceramics as a valuable source in charting the evolution of Islamic artistic culture. In this monumental and magnificently illustrated book, Géza Fehérvári 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.
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12th century Afghanistan bird blue and white blue painted body buff earthenware carved cavetto Central Asia centre century AD Ht Ceramics Chinese coated cobalt blue colour dated DECORATION Iran decoration was painted depicts designs dots dtam early Islamic Egypt everted rim ewer example excavations Fatimid Fehervari floral scroll flowers foot-ring fritware green glaze ground slip Grube iiam incised inscription Iran Iranian Iraq Islamic pottery Islamic World Iznik Kashan Kirman Kubachi Kufic lamp Lane large bowl large dish late lead glaze lobed lustre painted Mamluk manganese MONOCHROME GLAZED MOULDED DECORATION neck Nishapur ORATION painted decoration painted in black PAINTED WARE palmettes patterns period piece plate polychrome pottery Qajar red earthenware reserved in white Safavid scrollwork Seljuq sgraffiato shape SLIP PAINTED SMALL BOWL splashes spout Syria Tarcq Tareq Rajab Museum tiles Top diam turquoise blue glaze Umayyad underglaze painted unglazed vertical vessels WHITE WARE yellow