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Iznik Pottery

Iznik Pottery( )
Author: Carswell, John
Series title:Eastern Art Ser.
Publication Date:May 2011
Publisher:Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.95
Book Description:

This fascinating introduction tells the story of Iznik ceramics through a wealth of illustrations.Some of the greatest glories of Ottoman art are the luxurious ceramic vessels and splendid tiles made to decorate newly founded mosques and palaces by the Turkish pottery at Iznik (ancient Nicaea). Their designs combine purely Turkish motifs with elements ingeniously transposed from imported Chinese blue-and-white porcelain. Over time a more subtle painterly style and complex palette were...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Design / Decorative Arts
Art / Ceramics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.942 x 23.825 x 1.168 cm
Book Weight:0.36 Kilograms

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