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Metalwork   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
30,062 words
Illustration(s):
22

The transformation of utilitarian objects into sophisticated works of art made metalwork one of the most important art forms in ...

Metalwork

Metalwork   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1,688 words
Illustration(s):
2

Traditional Islamic metalwork techniques, shapes, decorations, hard stones, and gems continued into the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with the same ...

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