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In harmony : the Norma Jean Calderwood collection of Islamic art / edited by Mary McWilliams ; with essays by Jessica Chloros and Katherine Eremin, Walter B. Denny, Penley Knipe, Oya Pancaroğlu, David J. Roxburgh, Sunil Sharma, Anthony B. Sigel, Marianna Shreve Simpson

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Arthur M. Sackler Museum  Search this
Harvard Art Museums  Search this
Editor of compilation:
McWilliams, Mary 1954-  Search this
Calderwood, Norma Jean Art collections  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Museum  Search this
Physical description:
303 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
In Harmony: The Norma Jean Calderwood Collection of Islamic Art accompanies an exhibition organized by the Harvard Art Museums and shown at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum January 31-June 1, 2013.
Issued in a slipcase.
Preface: A harmony of purposes / Mary McWilliams -- Feasts of Nishapur: cultural resonances of tenth-century ceramic production in Khurasan / Oya Pancaroğlu -- History in pieces: conservation issues in Islamic ceramics / Anthony B. Sigel, with introduction by Mary McWilliams -- Cobalt fingerprints in Islamic ceramics / Jessica Chloros and Katherine Eremin -- The Qajar lacquer object / David J. Roxburgh -- The illustrated Shāhnāma in sixteenth-century Shiraz / Marianna Shreve Simpson -- Technical observations on a Shāhnāma manuscript / Penley Knipe, with material analysis by Katherine Eremin -- Beyond books: the art and practice of the single-page drawing in Safavid Iran / David J. Roxburgh -- The Sati and the Yogi: Safavid and Mughal imperial self-representation in two album pages / Sunil Sharma -- Inspiration and innovation: footprints from afar in the Calderwood collection / Walter B. Denny --
Catalogue of the collection / Susanne Ebbinghaus, Mary McWilliams, Robert D. Mowry, Mika M. Natif, David J. Roxburgh, Ayşin Yoltar-Yıldırım -- Objects. Ceramics ; Lacquer ; Stone and metal -- Works on paper. Manuscript folios ; Single-page drawings and paintings -- Study collection
Islamic art  Search this
Art, Iranian  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
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