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Iznik: The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey Hardcover – 25 Jul 1994


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  • Hardcover: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Laurence King; New edition edition (25 July 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1856690547
  • ISBN-13: 978-1856690546
  • Product Dimensions: 26.7 x 3.8 x 36.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 786,604 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Nurhan Atasoy is one of Turkey's leading art historians. She is Dean of the Faculty of Letters, and President of the Department of Fine Arts of Istanbul University. Julian Raby is Lecturer in Islamic Art and Architecture at Oxford University. He is the general editor of Oxford Studies in Islamic Art.

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Mrs. H. V. Minor VINE VOICE on 28 Aug 2001
Format: Hardcover
This is the definitive book on Iznik pottery and a 'must' for anybody interested in ceramics in general and Iznik ceramics in particular. The text is highly readable and contains a wealth of information regarding the history of the town of Iznik as a centre of Turkish ceramic production. Of equal fascination is a chapter on the manufacture and composition of the clay and further chapters on the meanings of the patterns used. Discussions of techniques, features and patterns in the text are liberally cross-referenced to the illustrations, some in black and white, a lot in high-definition, high quality colour and these alone justify the purchase of this publication. Hilary Minor, Guildford, 2001.
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Amazon.com: 3 reviews
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
IZNIK 13 Jun 2000
By Batu Pay - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
This was the greatest book I ever read about the Ottoman potery. This book shows all the pictures of the ceramic arts from 15th and 16th century. It has also gives all the information and the history about Ottoman pottery. I am in business that produce decorative accessories. Therefore this book helped me a lot for my business too. If you interest in too see some of the designs from that book you can contact me. My e-mail Bpay2816@aol.com. Thanks
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Thanks for the beautiful book 10 Aug 2009
By Arlyn - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
This book on Iznik pottery is very nice. I was in Turkey for six months and loved seeing the old tile and pottery.
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Amazing photos! 28 Aug 2009
By P. Inabinett - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Amazing photos of Turkish pottery! I have not encounter a similar book on the same subject.
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