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Arts of the East : Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection - (Hardcover)
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The Bruschettini Foundation is world-renowned for its collection of Islamic and Asian art. This exquisite volume reproduces a fascinating selection of carpets, textiles, wares, paintings, and precious inlaid metalwork from the thirteenth to the seventeenth century, chosen from the collection. Handpicked by Alessandro Bruschettini in conversation with Aga Khan Museum curator Filiz Çakir Phillip, this impressive array of works, each equally astonishing in vibrancy and technical perfection, has origins spanning the Islamic world from China to Spain. Presenting one of the most important private collections in Europe, this volume reveals the enduring allure of Islamic masterpieces from the early modern period.
Number of Pages: 247
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Filiz u00c7akir Phillip
Street Date: February 15, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-59-5447
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