Islamic Chinoiserie: The Art of Mongol Iran


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Winner of Honourable Mention, Saidi-Sirjani Book Award 2008-9, International Society for Iranian Studies The Mongol invasion in the thirteenth century marked a new phase in the development of Islamic art. Trans-Eurasian exchanges of goods, people and ideas were encouraged on a large scale under the auspices of the Pax Mongolica. With the fascination of portable objects brought from China and Central Asia, a distinctive, hitherto unknown style - Islamic chinoiserie - was born in the art of Iran. This illustrated book ...

Islamic Chinoiserie: The Art of Mongol Iran 2010, Edinburgh University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780748635825