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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500976340
ISBN-10: 0500976341
Format: Paperback
(276mm x 219mm x 34mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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.

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