3 edition of Islamic metalwork from Iranian lands (8th-18th centuries) found in the catalog.
Islamic metalwork from Iranian lands (8th-18th centuries)
Victoria and Albert Museum
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Victoria and Albert Museum, exhibition, April-May 1976 ; A. S. Melikian-Chirvani.|
|Contributions||Melikian-Chirvani, Assadullah Souren.|
|LC Classifications||NK6474.A1 V5 1976|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||19 p. :|
|Number of Pages||19|
|LC Control Number||77369605|
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The Museum’s holdings include pieces from historic Islamic lands extending from southern Spain to Central Asia, ranging in date from the 7th century to the 19th century. The Walters is particularly strong in Islamic metalwork, ceramics, and arts of the book. METALWORK. Metalwork is perhaps the most continuous and best-documented artistic medium from Iran in the Islamic period.
It survives mainly in brass (see BERENJ) and bronze. Most 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, metalwork from Iran.
Melikian-Chirvani, Assadullah Souren, Islamic Metalwork from the Iranian World, 8thth Centuries (Victoria & Albert Museum), London, ISBN. ISBN. Beautiful gifts from the. The term “Islamic Art” is a general description of all artistic works of the Muslim world: ornate calligraphy, decorated metalwork, colourful ceramics, delicate glass vessels, miniature paintings, resplendent carpets, sophisticated textiles, etc.
Islamic art characterized the work of artists and artisans in all of the lands conquered by. 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 its shape and function make it a unique object.
The art of the Persian book was born under the Ilkhanid dynasty and encouraged by the patronage of aristocrats for large illuminated manuscripts, such as the Jami’ al-tawarikh by Rashid-al-Din Hamadani. Islamic book painting witnessed its first golden age in the.
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Materials and Mediums. metalwork, books and many other art forms. Stonework. There is an East–West divide in basic Islamic architectural techniques that derives from earlier, pre-Islamic traditions. In the Persian/Iranian sphere of influence the principle building material tends to be brick, whereas in Egypt, Syria and Asia Minor, stone.
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Turkic Seljuq rulers adopted and supported local Perso-Islamic traditions, and Seljuq art is recognized for weaving together Persian, Islamic, and Central Asian–Turkic elements. During this period, the arts of Iran gained distinction in the Islamic world. Important developments and innovations contributed to the renown of Seljuq art.
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Global shipping available. Normally, silver was used both to provide the key elements of the decoration, whereas copper and occasionally gold were used to create highlights (J.
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Indicative of this tendency is the misspelling of the author's name, "Yalda" for Yelda, and then a play on the Persian.Persian Language & Literature: The Development of the Arts of the Book in Early Islamic Art of Persia By: Dr. Mohammad Khazaie The arts of the book played a dominant role in Islamic no medium were the ornamental possibilities of the decorative motifs more fully exploited than in the arts of the book, and particularly in Qur'an manuscripts, which were completed with special care.