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Allan, James W.
Metalwork of the Islamic World. The Aron Collection.

London Sotheby's Publications: 1986.

A beautifully illustrated, scholarly catalog of this distinctive collection, featuring Islamic metalwork from (primarily) Syria, Egypt, Iran, Turkey, Yemen and Afghanistan of the 13th-15th centuries. In addition to the catalog itself, where each of the 44 pieces is fully illustrated and described, there are a number of essays which were suggested by individual pieces in the collection- Islamic Metalwork and the Mediterranean, Muhammad ibn Khutlukh and the History of Early Islamic Incense-Burners, Islamic Metalwork in Medieval Yemen, On Phialae in the Islamic World, and Cairo, Damascus or Venice? Possible Provenances of Mamluk Metalwork.

Hardcover. 10"x13", 168 pages, many color, black & white and line illustrations. Pictorial cloth, fine condition.

Inventory #: 32767
Price: $ 250.00      

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