Foto dell'editore



9 valutazioni da Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0500976341 / ISBN 13: 9780500976340
Editore: WW Norton Publishers
Nuovi Condizione: New
Compra nuovo
Prezzo consigliato: 39.95
Prezzo: EUR 21,28 Convertire valuta
Spedizione: EUR 2,97 In U.S.A. Destinazione, tempi e costi
Aggiungere al carrello

Offerto da

Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.

5 stelle

Libreria AbeBooks dal 9 agosto 2004

Riguardo questo articolo

Brand New. Codice inventario libreria 0500976341

Quantità: > 20

Fare una domanda alla libreria

Dati bibliografici


Casa editrice: WW Norton Publishers

Condizione libro: New

Descrizione articolo


"This splendid catalog serves as the most current and magnificently illustrated introduction to Islamic ceramics now available. Essential."—Choice

Islamic pottery—the fine ceramics made in the lands of Islam, from the Arab world and Turkey through Iran and into Central Asia—is one of the hidden treasures of world ceramics. It has often been overshadowed by the ceramic legacy of China and Europe, yet it cedes nothing to these great traditions in technical inventiveness and beauty of design. Through close trading links and cultural interchange, Islamic potters have played a crucial role in the development of these other ceramic cultures.

A catalogue of the al-Sabah collection in Kuwait—one of the few truly great collections in private hands—this richly illustrated volume presents a comprehensive history of ceramics from Islamic lands and portrays the unfolding story of Islamic pottery over its thousand-year history.

Over four hundred pieces are described, providing both an examination of individual items and an overall history of the subject. Clear and informative introductory essays cover the study and collecting of Islamic pottery over the past hundred years, and trace its technical and chronological history, from the first fine wares made in the eighth century to the destructive impact of European industrialization in the nineteenth century. The individual objects, illustrated with some nine hundred color pictures, are grouped by type and geographically. A Choice Outstanding Academic Title. 921 color illustrations.

About the Author:

Oliver Watson, an expert on Islamic pottery, has written extensively on the subject. Formerly Chief Curator of the Department of Ceramics and Glass at the Victoria and Albert Museum, he is currently Chief Curator at the Museum of Islamic Art in Qatar.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Descrizione libreria

Visita la pagina della libreria

Condizioni di vendita:

We sell brand new books from the publisher.

Condizioni di spedizione:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Tutti i libri della libreria

Metodi di pagamento
accettati dalla libreria

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue