Ceramics From Islamic Lands..
Bound in original decorated cloth, gilt, in pictorial endpaper. Slight creasing and a small tear to first rear endpaper but otherwise a very good copy.
Thames and Hudson in association with The al-Sabah Collection Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, Kuwait National Museum.,
4to. 9 x 11 inches. 512 pp.
Illustrated throughout by colour photographs, including frontispiece.
A general account of the history and manufacture of Islamic pottery precedes this catalogue of the al-Sabah collection in Kuwait, arranged in twenty three sections. A beautifully illustrated book, with extensive bibliography and a glossary, by Dr Oliver Watson, formerly of the V and A Museum and subsequently Chief Curator of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar.
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