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1,000 Tiles: Ten Centuries of Decorative Ceramics
1,000 Tiles: Ten Centuries of Decorative Ceramics Gordon Lang 0811842355 9780811842358 Chalky blues, sultry ochres, imperial reds,1,000 Tilesdazzles with the brilliant color and design that has adorned even the farthest reaches of
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1,000 Tiles: Ten Centuries of Decorative Ceramics by Gordon Lang

Chalky blues, sultry ochres, imperial reds,1,000 Tilesdazzles with the brilliant color and design that has adorned even the farthest reaches of the world down through the centuries. From Mesopotamian to Post-modern examples, each exquisite tile or tile plate is presented in rich color and matched with a profile describing its origin, history, symbolism, and decorative motifs, as well as providing information on techniques such as fire glazing and dust pressing. Arranged by period and style, this comprehensive book makes it easy to access tiles from any era or movement. Artists and designers looking for inspiration, especially in the realm of patterns and color play, will find much to admire in this visually arresting volume. Complete with a resource section and tips for building a collection,1,000 Tilesis the ultimate guide to an ancient art form that remains vital today.

Author: Gordon Lang

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 320

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Publication Date: 2004-07-01

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ISBN: 0811842355


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