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From ordinary to luxury Islamic ceramics from Iran, Central Asia and Afghanistan Pierre Siméon ; edited by Verena Daiber

Catalog Data

Author:
Siméon, M. Pierre  Search this
Editor:
Daiber, Verena  Search this
Physical description:
102 pages, 88 pages of plates illustrations (chiefly color), map 31 cm
Type:
Books
Catalogs
History
Place:
Iran
Asia, Central
Afghanistan
Central Asia
Persia
Date:
2020
To 1500
Summary:
"188 pieces of glazed and unglazed pottery from The University Museum of Islamic Art are studied and grouped into categories of surface treatment. The collection's asset is its wide range of medieval material, geographically spreading from Iran through the today Central Asian republics as far as Afghanistan. Apart from that it is made up of what we would call the more common performance of pottery. Siméon's archaeological approach to the material develops the material as a prime source of information on provenance, distribution and trade. Archaeological data furthermore provide answers to questions of the art historian on the development and diffusion of motifs, spread of techniques and the relationship to other materials. Through the mutual approach the author is able to explore social, economic and artistic aspects of historical societies" Provided by publisher
Topic:
Islamic pottery--History  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Islamic pottery  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153264