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A sumptuously illustrated book featuring 46 examples from The Frick s remarkable collection of French fifteenth-, sixteenth and seventeenth century enamels."
Covering both Iznik pieces de forme and the famous Iznik tiles that decorate Ottoman imperial monuments, this title integrates the entire spectrum of Iznik production, both tiles and wares, and the broader artistic tradition in which it originated. It begins with a description of the particular nature of Islamic art under the Ottoman empire.
Hand-mixed glazes from local ingredients produce unique ceramics that reflect the nearby environment. This colorful and concise book guides artists through natural glaze discovery and blending. With just a basic understanding of science and the local landscape, ceramics artists can create amazing effects.
A celebration of the best of the National Trust's exquisite ceramic collection
Dale Chihuly is arguably the best known glass artist in the world. He has created remarkable works of art that explore colour, form, and nature. He has often taken his inspiration from the natural world - as shown to sunning effect in his outdoor exhibition at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. This title looks at the works of Chihuly.
77 splendid motifs include rooster in sunrise barnyard scene, chickadee on tree limb, swan on lily pond, many more -- all copyright-free. Identifying captions.
The finest history of pottery available, this book offers an inspirational journey through one of the oldest and most widespread of human activities.
This 1933 second edition was written to provide a guide to surviving English stained and painted glass from before 1714.
Documents the continued vitality of the form and of a group of top international artists. This title features teapots that inspire ceramicists, collectors, crafters and enthusiasts.
First appearing in the seventh century, porcelain art in China quickly became enormously important as a symbol of status. The masterpieces featured in this book range from simple tea bowls to fantastic vases, hair ornaments, and figurines with intricate designs.
The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques is an authoritative survey of all aspects of making ceramics for craft potters and ceramic artists.
Nearly all glass makers (unless they are blowing glass) need moulds which can go in the kiln, as part of the process of creating their work. This book will introduce all the mould-making techniques for casting glass, with detailed information on materials, recipes for mould mixes, methods and applications.