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Gilded and Enamelled Glass from the Middle East (Art History)
by Rachel Ward
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0714114782, Paperback)This is a volume of the collected papers given by 30 specialist contributors at an international conference held in the British Museum in April 1995. The focus is on the materials, techniques, iconography, patronage and trade of gilded and enamelled glass of 13th-15th century Egypt and Syria, as well as the origins of the technique in the Byzantine and early Islamic periods and its influence on production in Venice and other European sites between the 14th and 19th centuries. Contributors include archaeologists, art historians, historians, scientists, and glassmakers from Cairo, Jerusalem, St Petersburg, New York, Berlin, Bonn, Hamburg, Granada, Venice, Dublin, Sheffield, Bristol, Edinburgh, and London.
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