Metalwork of the Islamic world

the Aron collection by James W. Allan

Publisher: Sotheby"s in London

Written in English
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Edition Notes

StatementJames W. Allan ; all photographs by Valerio Ricciardi.
ContributionsRicciardi, Valerio.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCL 91/01901 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination168 p. :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2742253M
ISBN 100856673277
LC Control Number86050736

Texts are accompanied by a wide variety of objects, including architectural decoration, ceramics, jewellery, metalwork, calligraphy, textiles, musical instruments, coins, illustrated manuscripts, and modern and contemporary art, all of which shed new light on the Islamic world both past and present. This book will inspire and inform anyone.   What Exactly Is The 'Islamic' World? Capital Flows Contributor. as well as secular works celebrating Iran’s pre-Islamic past, such as folios from the Book of Kings epic. In more contemporary Author: Capital Flows. Those interested in the visual culture of the Islamic world. Studies and Sources on Islamic Art and Architecture: Supplements to Muqarnas contain textual primary sources for visual culture and scholarly historical examinations of topics and issues in Islamic art, architecture and by: 3. This site enables you to locate printed reproductions, commentaries and weblinks for thousands of Islamic paintings, including illuminated "carpet" pages, decorated Quran pages, and book bindings from over collections all over the : Andras Riedlmayer.

Islamic metalwork from the Iranian world, th centuries. London: H.M.S.O. MLA Citation. Victoria and Albert Museum. and Melikian-Chirvani, A. S. Islamic metalwork from the Iranian world, th centuries / Asadullah Souren Melikian-Chirvani H.M.S.O London Australian/Harvard Citation. Victoria and Albert Museum.   Fantastic scholarly overview of a world as complicated and central as the "islamic" world. Obviously, "islamic" makes as much sense "christian" does (so it does and it doesn't) but Ruthven is careful to paint on the edges and highlight the nuance, overcoming the idea of a monolithic "islam"/5. Readers are presented with a vivid portrait of the classical Islamic world through its greatest architectural sites and art treasures. Drawn from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, and Asia, as well as from various time periods and empires, the artifacts highlighted in this book show the beauty and rich diversity of Islamic culture. Nishapur: metalwork of the early Islamic period. by ALLAN, J.W and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Metalwork of the Islamic World: The Aron Collection [James Allan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This superbly illustrated catalogue of Islamic metalwork from the Aron collection contains forty-four pieces ranging in date from the 9th to the 19th centuries. A highlight is a hitherto unpublished incense burner by a Mosuli craftsman of the 13th by: 6.

This book traces the range of materials and techniques, decorative motifs and diverse local styles of Islamic metalwork from the seventh to the fifteenth century with a wealth of illustration drawn from the British Museum and other major collections.

-- Back cover. Metalwork and Material Culture in the Islamic World over the course of more than half a century; and they transmitted these through apprenticeships; and there was a conscious sense of community that was expressed not only in the persistent use of the nisbah ‘al-Mawsili’, but in the use of at least one, if not two, identifying motifs out of 5 stars A Closer look at Islamic metalwork Reviewed in the United States on August 7, I remember reading this book when it first came out because I reviewed it for the Arab News while I lived in Saudi Arabia.3/5(1).

ork is perhaps the most continuous and best-documented artistic medium from Iran in the Islamic period. It survives mainly in brass (see BERENJ) and gold and silver wares, better known through literary accounts, were likely melted down (Ward, pp.

At times, echoing the forms of more ephemeral or less costly materials such as ceramics. The Nuhad Es-Said Collection of Islamic metalwork is one of the finest in private hands.

It contains examples of inlaid bronzes and brasses from 6th/12th and 7th/13th Herat and 7th/13th century Mosul, from Ayvubid Syria, Saljuk Anatolia, the Mamluk empire and the Dehli sultanate, and from Il-Khanid, Timurid and Safavid Iran/5(4).

Book Review: Metalwork and Material Culture in the Islamic World: Art, Craft and Text. Eds. Venetia Porter and Mariam Rosser-Owen.

London and New York: I.B. Tauris, Journal of Islamic Studies, Oxford Center for Islamic Studies, The most spectacular piece in the collection is the Courtauld Metal Bag made in Mosul (present day northern Iraq) for a noble lady of the Mongol court around It is one of the most splendid pieces of Islamic metalwork in the world, and.

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The Nuhad Es-Said Collection of Islamic metalwork is one of the finest in private hands. It contains examples of inlaid bronzes and brasses from 6th/12th and 7th/13th Herat and 7th/13th century Mosul, from Ayvubid Syria, Saljuk Anatolia, the Mamluk empire and the Dehli sultanate, and from Il-Khanid, Timurid and Safavid Iran.

Inlaid with gold, silver and copper, and bearing. 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. Islamic metalwork is the particular focus of this book, which celebrates the fundamental contribution to its study made by James Allan. It includes an important new study of Mosul metalwork and presents recent discoveries in the fields of Fatimid, Mamluk and Qajar metalwork.

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With a focus on metalwork, this volume includes an important new study of Mosul metalwork and presents recent discoveries in the fields of Fatimid, Mamluk and Qajar metalwork. By examining architecture, ceramics, ivories and textiles, 17th-century Iranian painting and contemporary art, the book explores a wide range of artistic production.

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Venice and the Islamic World, – features a wide range of fascinating images and objects, including paintings and drawings by familiar Venetian artists such as Bellini, Carpaccio, and Tiepolo; beautiful Persian and Ottoman miniatures; and inlaid metalwork, ceramics, lacquer ware, gilded and enameled glass, textiles, and carpets made in.

This book traces the range of materials and techniques, decorative motifs and diverse local styles of Islamic metalwork from the seventh to the fifteenth century with a wealth of illustration drawn from the British Museum and other major collections. The author of this book is also the co-author of "Suleyman the Magnificent".Pages: The evolution of book painting first began in the 13th century, when the Mongols, under the leadership of Genghis Khan, swept through the Islamic world.

Upon the death of Genghis Khan, his empire was divided among his sons and dynasties formed: the Yuan in China, the Ilkhanids in Iran, and the Golden Horde in northern Iran and southern Russia. Much of the metalwork collection is fit for caliphs, emperors and sultans.

Highly skilled metalworkers crafted vessels of bronze, brass or steel, which they decorated with gold and silver. From arms and armour and scientific instruments, to household objects, the collection represents the highest-quality metal work of the Islamic world from the.

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Ward's book provides an excellent introduction to Islamic metalwork - beginning with a simple definition, talking about the metals and techniques then tracing the Islamic dynasties in chronological order.

The book contains many illustrations and an excellent map of the Islamic World. Call Number: NK W37 The bulk of the book focuses on the complex response of the Islamic world to modernity and Western hegemony The editors’ own ample introductory material places each selection in its historical and political context, and by itself constitutes a stimulating guide to the subject.”.

Glass and metalwork, for example, are represented in the full range of techniques from pre-Islamic period through to the 19th century. This mass of material is important in its own terms, but it also provides a visual context for the other items in the Collection.

This exquisitely and extensively illustrated book allows readers to identify those elements and themes that define art forms as Islamic, and to examine them in works of painting and metalwork, in calligraphy and manuscripts, ceramics, glass, wood, and ivory comprising one of the most imposing collections of arts from across the Muslim : Rachael Clark.Metalwork and Material Culture in the Islamic World by Venetia Porter,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.Islamic metalwork from the Iranian world, th centuries Victoria and Albert Museum, Assadullah Souren Melikian-Chirvani H.M.S.O., - Art - pages.