Persian pottery in the first global age : the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries /
by Lisa Golombek (project director and editor), Robert B. Mason, Patricia Proctor, Eileen Reilly.
Leiden : Brill, c2014.
xxiii, 501 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), maps ; 27 cm.
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Leiden : Brill, c2014.
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Part I. Safavid pottery and society -- Safavid society and the ceramic industry / Lisa Golombek and Eileen Reilly -- Dominant fashions and distinctive styles / Lisa Golombek -- The measure of faithfulness : the Chinese models for Safavid blue-and-white / Patty Proctor -- The "Kubachi problem" and the Isfahan workshop / Lisa Golombek -- The Safavid workshops and petrographic analysis / Robert B. Mason -- Part II. Identifying Safavid pottery : a guide -- Diagnostic motifs / Lisa Golombek and Eileen Reilly -- Potters' marks / Lisa Golombek, Robert B. Mason and Eileen Reilly -- Shapes study / Eileen Reilly -- Part III. A catalogue of Safavid pottery in the collections of the Royal Ontario Museum -- Appendix A -- Appendix B.
general note
Published in association with the Royal Ontario Museum.
"[The book] studies the ceramic industry of Iran in the Safavid period (1501–1732) and the impact which the influx of Chinese blue-and-white porcelain, heightened by the activities of the English and Dutch East Indies Companies after c. 1700, had on local production."--Back of cover.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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