Pottery of the Islamic world in the Tareq Rajab Museum

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Tareq Rajab Museum, 1998 - Antiques & Collectibles - 112 pages
This book presents the history and development of Islamic pottery through ninety selected vessels and tiles, displayed in 100 beautiful photographs. Early Islamic and Fatimid period luster wares are represented by outstanding vessels, and a large dish showing an enthroned ruler dating from the 14th century is found in the early Persian section. The Ilkhanid period is represented by many rare items, matched by a wide variety of previously unstudied Timurid vessels.

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Contents

Introduction
9
Early Abbasid Period
12
Pottery of the Fatimid Period in Egypt and North Africa
23
Seljuqs Ghaznavids and Ghurids
29
Pottery of Syria and Egypt between the 12th and 13th Centuries
46
Ilkhanids and Timurids
60
The Maghrib Spain and North Africa
71
Pottery of the Safavid and Qajar Periods in Iran
75
Ottoman Pottery of Anatolia
87
Unglazed Pottery Pottery Moulds Casts and a Potter
94
Catalogue of lslamic Pottery in the Tareq Rajab Museum referred to in this book
102
Additional Plates
110
Suggested Further Reading
111
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About the author (1998)

Géza Fehérvári is Professor of Islamic Art and Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

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