This volume, the latest in the series on the treasures of The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait, presents metalwork made in Multiple Islamic countries from the early Islamic period through the end of the Ottoman era in the nineteenth century. The pieces include exquisite platters, serving vessels, candlesticks, and pen boxes produced for royal courts, in addition to many beautifully decorated bronze domestic items, such as bowls, lunch boxes, door knockers, buckets, and lamps.
The book was published in English and it includes documented definitions in Arabic of the art pieces depicted in the book, which amount to 350 color illustrations.
|Author: Doris Behrens-Abouseif|
|Publisher: Thames and Hudson|
|Format: Softcover / Hardcover|
|Pages: 340 pages|
|Dimension: 22x28x3 cm / 22.5×28.5×3.5 cm|
|Weight: 1.7 kg / 1.9 kg|
|ISBN: 978-0-500-97043-0 Softcover|
|ISBN: 978-0-500-97033-1 Hardcover|