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Early Islamic pottery

Arthur Lane

Early Islamic pottery

Mesoptoamia, Egypt and Persia.

by Arthur Lane

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Published by Faber & Faber in London .
Written in English


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Theories claiming that the development of Islamic calligraphy was influenced by the Chinese, dubiously based on the pottery found in old Cairo (Al-Fustat), seem to be absurd (Christie, ). The lack of any substantiated proof is clear evidence as are the wide differences between the two languages in the way and the direction they are written. The Islamic scene --The Umayyad caliphs ( A.D.): the sources of Islamic ornament: and earlier contributions to the potter's technique --First contacts with China: the Abbasid school of Mesopotamia in the ninth and tenth centuries --Painted wares of the Samarkand region and Persia --Egyptian lustre-painted and carved pottery of the.

Islamic art encompasses the visual arts produced in the Islamic world. Islamic art is difficult to characterize because it covers a wide range of lands, periods, and genres, including Islamic architecture, Islamic calligraphy, Islamic miniature, Islamic glass, Islamic pottery, and textile arts such as carpets and embroidery. It comprises both religious and secular art forms. The first section of the book surveys glass of the early Islamic period throughout the Near East, examines the excavation sites at Nishapur, and discusses the significance of the Nishapur glass findings. In the catalogue section, the different glass-decorating techniques are explained and the glass objects found at Nishapur are described.

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Early Islamic pottery; Mesopotamia, Egypt and Persia. Format Book Published London: Faber and Faber, [] Description xi, 52 p. plates (part col.) 26 cm. Series Faber monographs on pottery and porcelain Notes Bibliography: p. Subject headings Islamic pottery.

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