John Carswell

Professor John Carswell retired as Director of the Islamic Department at Sotheby's. He was previously Director of the Smart Museum and Curator of the Oriental Institute Museum at the University of Chicago and was Professor of Fine Arts at the American University of Beirut for twenty years. He has written extensively Chinese porcelain and Islamic art and architecture. His publications include The Kutahya Tiles and Pottery in the Armenian Cathedral of St James, Jerusalem (Oxford 1972), Chinese...See more