Dictionary of Decorative Arts

Dictionary of Decorative Arts

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With almost 5000 entries and 1000 illustrations, this dictionary provides a concise guide to the decorative arts of the West from the middle ages to the present day. Though concerned mainly with the furniture and furnishings of the European and North American private house, it also includes accounts of Chinese and Japanese pottery and porcelain, Peruvian pottery and textiles, Islamic metalwork and pottery, Turkish, Persian and other oriental carpets and much else besides.
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  • Paperback | 944 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0140512284
  • 9780140512281