Les Faiences a Reflets Metalliques de La Grande Mosquee De Kairouan.

Marcais, Georges.

Book ID: 20029


4to. 41 pp., [1], +26 loose plates in folder at rear, of which 2 are in colour, 17 figure in & hors texts, half title, publisher’s original wrappers, slightly rubbed round edges, appendix, biblio, light foxing to margins of plates, otherwise copy in good condition, Contribution a L’Etudes De La Ceramique Musulmane Series No: IV, Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner, Paris, first edition, 1928.


An academic study by one of the leading French experts on Islamic Art. Marcais discusses the history of the Mihrab of the great mosque of Kairawan, the ceramics, carvings and different Islamic designs of that mosque.
Bibliographic reference: Creswell, 748.

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