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.
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(276mm x 219mm x 34mm)
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Author Biography - Oliver Watson
Dr Oliver Watson is an expert on Islamic pottery on which he has written extensively. Formerly Chief Curator of the Department of Ceramics and Glass at the Victoria and Albert Museum, he is currently Chief Curator at the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar.