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Persian Art.

Collecting the Arts of Iran in the 19th Century.
Carey, Moya
2018. 272 p. 250 Farbabb. 270 mm GEB
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The story behind one of the world's most spectacular collections of Iranian art, from ceramics to textiles, woodwork and stunning Persian architectural drawings. Today the Victoria and Albert Museum holds extensive and renowned collections of Iranian art, spanning at least twelve centuries of Iran's sophisticated cultural history. These objects range from archaeological finds to architectural salvage, from domestic furnishings and drinking vessels to design archives. Most of this diverse material was purchased in the late nineteenth century, over a few decades - roughly between 1873 and 1893 - during a specific period of contact between Victorian Britain and Qajar Iran. This book investigates that period through four case studies, showing how architects, diplomats, dealers, collectors and craftsmen engaged with Iran's complex visual traditions, ancient and modern.

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