Ceramics from Islamic Lands, Paperback
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In this richly illustrated volume, Oliver Watson presents a comprehensive history of ceramics from Islamic lands.

Clear and informative essays examine the art, archaeology and collecting of Islamic pottery, ceramic families and technical traditions, and Islamic pottery over five centuries.

This is an important book that provides a whole new framework for the understanding and study of Islamic ceramics, and will be of great interest to the general reader, as well as being an invaluable reference work for the student and specialist.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512 pages, 921 colour illus
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
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  • Category: Ceramics: artworks
  • ISBN: 9780500976340



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When I found this book I almost fell over. The photographs are breathtaking and they show many items not normally seen like the molds used to make the pots. If you are interested in ceramics from the Middle ages in the Middle East this is a must have book.

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