5000 Years of Tiles

ISBN: 9780714150994 Categorii: Diverse. An apariție: 2013 Autor: Hans van Lemmen Editură: British Museum Press Tip copertă: Paperback Număr pagini: 304 Stoc: La comandă

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5000 Years of Tiles is the essential, single - volume colour compendium of tile art and production around the world, from ancient times to the present day. Over 350 beautiful colour illustrations showcase an incredible range of tile arts, including the first fired roof tiles i n ancient Greece in the third millennium BC, English medieval floor pavements from Clarendon Palace, figural tiles from China, richly patterned Iznik tiles from the Islamic world and stylized ceramic tiles of the Arts and Crafts movement. Placing the tiles firmly in their historical and cultural context, this richly illustrated book highlights the continuity and diversity of tiles , examining how tile art in one time and place has inspired and rejuvenated those in others. The function and form of this versat ile art is examined in stunning detail, from floors to roofs, stoves to bathrooms, cathedrals to metro stations to reveal a fascinating history of design, colour and decoration.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Hans van Lemmen
Data Publicarii
2013
Editura
British Museum Press
Inaltime
27.3
Latime
22
Tip Coperta
Paperback
Nr Pag
304
Isbn 13
9780714150994
Cod
9780714150994
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