Persian Painted Tile Work From the 18th and 19th Centuries: The Shiraz School

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The manufacture of colorfully painted tiles has a long tradition in Persia, modern-day Iran. This publication focuses on so-called haft rang (seven colors) tiles from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. During this time, the art of making tiles experienced a revival, starting in the city of Shiraz and initiated primarily by unknown artists who wanted to preserve and carry on their country's traditions. Their vibrantly colored tiles, with underglaze, decorated private homes, as well as public and religious buildings. ...

Persian Painted Tile Work From the 18th and 19th Centuries: The Shiraz School 2014, Arnoldsche, Stuttgart

ISBN-13: 9783897904033

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