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Ceramic tiles have been produced for over a thousand years in the heartlands of the Islamic world, from Iraq in the ninth century to Turkey in the nineteenth. Superb color photographs and informative text make this book a treasure for anyone Interested in art Venetia Porter is a curator in the Department of Coins & Medals in the British Museum.

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First published by the British Museum in 1995, this beautifully illustrated text presents a short, accessible overview of the art of painted and molded Islamic tiles, with chapters on how the tiles are made, and the types made in different places and eras. A map and bibliography are included. Porter is a curator at the British Museum.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781566565721
Author:
Porter, Venetia
Publisher:
Interlink Publishing Group
Subject:
Middle Eastern
Subject:
Ceramics
Subject:
Art - General
Edition Number:
2
Series:
Eastern Art
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.46x6.74x.39 in. .82 lbs.

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