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Hunt for Paradise: Court Arts of Safavid Iran 1501-1576

£100.00

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This lavish catalogue documents the most opulent period of later Persian history through over one hundred twenty five superlative works of art from public and private collections in Europe, North America and Asia, including Iran. The volume, which examines pieces chosen for their exceptional quality and historical importance, includes works in all media-carpets, paintings, metalwork, ceramics, lacquer and hardstones. Hunt for Paradise is the first exhibition catalogue to bring together these treasures from many countries in order to present a unique and comprehensive picture of the art of the Safavid court. This serious and original contribution to the study of Persian art and culture is of the highest quality and includes critical text by leading specialists in the field.
The softback cover has shelfwear and spotting on the spine. Internally the book is in very good condition with tight binding and unmarked pages.
Copyright 2003.
The first image is a stock image, the remainder are of this copy.

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Author(s):
Thompson, Jon & Canby, Sheila R (editors)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24.3 x 30 x 2.7 cm
Edition:
2003
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
340
Publisher:
SKIRA
Title:
Hunt for Paradise: Court Arts of Safavid Iran 1501-1576

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This lavish catalogue documents the most opulent period of later Persian history through over one hundred twenty five superlative works of art from public and private collections in Europe, North America and Asia, including Iran. The volume, which examines pieces chosen for their exceptional quality and historical importance, includes works in all media-carpets, paintings, metalwork, ceramics, lacquer and hardstones. Hunt for Paradise is the first exhibition catalogue to bring together these treasures from many countries in order to present a unique and comprehensive picture of the art of the Safavid court. This serious and original contribution to the study of Persian art and culture is of the highest quality and includes critical text by leading specialists in the field.
The softback cover has shelfwear and spotting on the spine. Internally the book is in very good condition with tight binding and unmarked pages.
Copyright 2003.
The first image is a stock image, the remainder are of this copy.

Author(s):
Thompson, Jon & Canby, Sheila R (editors)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24.3 x 30 x 2.7 cm
Edition:
2003
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
340
Publisher:
SKIRA
Title:
Hunt for Paradise: Court Arts of Safavid Iran 1501-1576

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