ISLAMIC CHINOISERIE THE ART OF MONGOL IRAN PDF

Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , George Lane and others published Islamic Chinoiserie: The Art of Mongol Iran (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic. Islamic Chinoiserie: The Art of Mongol Iran (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, paperback, ). Yuka Kadoi. Uploaded by. Yuka Kadoi. Files. 1 of 2. The Mongol invasion in the thirteenth century marked a new phase in the development of Islamic art. Trans-Eurasian exchanges of goods, people and ideas.

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Islamic Chinoiserie

No eBook available Amazon. Book paintings are the major section in this volume, with a focus on pre Ilkhanid examples from northwestern Iran and on regional manuscripts. Metalwork and Other Miscellaneous Objects.

The multi-cultural education of researchers and a team approach are the keys to accessing sources originating in eastern and western Asia. In effect, the book is organized by the material monvol for artworks: The Minaret Jonathan M. With the fascination of portable objects brought from China and Central Asia, a chnoiserie, hitherto unknown style – Islamic chinoiserie – was born in the art of Iran.

Highly illustrated, Islamic Chinoiserie offers a fascinating glimpse into the artistic interaction between Iran and China under islsmic Mongols. Examples are images of dragons and phoenixes. Iranian depictions of the Chinese phoenix were more geometrically composed and symmetrical. By using rich visual materials from various media of decorative and pictorial arts – textiles, ceramics, metalwork and manuscript painting – the book illustrates the process of adoption and adaptation of Chinese themes in the art of Mongol-ruled Iran in a visually compelling way.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Paintings combined Christian, Buddhist, and Islamic iconography.

A presentation chinoiesrie theme rather than material or a presentation of individual objects would have spared the author repetitions and turned the book into a handy catalog of Chinese elements in Mongol Islamic art. Emon, Matthew Levering, and David Novak. The example Kadoi discussed was a painting of The Annunciation a Christian subject matter.

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The Art of Mongol Iran. By using rich visual materials from various media of decorative and pictorial arts – textiles, ceramics, metalwork and manuscript painting – the book illustrates the process of adoption and adaptation of Chinese themes in the art of Mongol-ruled Iran in a visually compelling way.

The painting depicts the Virgin Mary surrounded by Islamic architecture with a Buddhist style cginoiserie.

The chaptering of the book has, however, been influenced by the technical aspects, for example imports of ceramic-making techniques before the Mongols, followed by imports of ceramics motifs during the Mongol period. Choose your country or region Close.

The dragon symbolized the emperor of China, but Iran transferred the symbol to refer to the Mongol rulers in Iran. Dragons, lotuses, clouds and suchlike were transferred via drawings on paper, as the author rightly points out, to stone, wood, ceramics, leather book bindings or any other suitable material. The observation of this unique artistic phenomenon serves to promote the understanding of the artistic diversity of Islamic art in the Middle Ages.

Articles by Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt on the copy Chinese paintings by medieval central Asian artists are an excellent example of the minute inquires needed at the level of individual objects before any overview can be made. Perhaps the lotus acquired a new symbolic meaning in the Islamic Iranian context.

Trans-Eurasian exchanges of goods, people and ideas were encouraged on a large scale under the auspices of the Pax Mongolica. Persian Art Yuka Kadoi. Kadoi concluded by explaining how her research in Islamic Chinoiserie examines the Islamic admiration and understanding of Chinese style and techniques and how that was fundamental in developing Iranian Islamic art during and after the Mongol invasion.

The observation of this unique artistic phenomenon serves to promote the understanding of the artistic diversity of Islamic art in the Middle Ages. When Eurasia was conquered by the Mongols, there was an exchange of people, goods and ideas between East and West.

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She is the author and editor of numerous publications, including Islamic Chinoiserie: The typical Chinese phoenix would be depicted with a long impressive tail and a distinctive face within a naturalistic setting or background. Trans-Eurasian exchanges of goods, people and ideas were encouraged on a large scale under the auspices of the Pax Mongolica. Many of the Chinese ceramic pieces, designs and styles were copied by Iranian potters as well as adopted with more added decorative elements.

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The book merits the exquisite craftsmanship found in the first editionnot the second in ! Yuka Kadoi joins the discussion at this point. Abstracta Iranica Revue bibliographique pour le domaine irano-aryen. Published by Edinburgh University Press. From inside the book. Beyond the Silk Road 2. Textiles were one of the products that most aided in the transmitting of ideas and artistic style between East and West.

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Abstracta Iranica Revue bibliographique pour le domaine irano-aryen Briefly: This resulted in a significant amount of cultural interaction between East and West. It had a strong symbolic meaning referring to purity and the Buddha. The Mongols were very interested in textiles and used it as a form of art propaganda. Reframing the Alhambra Olga Bush. Iconography in paintings clearly displays the multi-religious environment that was taking place in Ilkhanid Iran.

Islamic Chinoiserie – Hardcover – Yuka Kadoi – Oxford University Press

The Notion of chini-i-faghfuri 3. Sections are also devoted to objects selected by functionality or origin, such as mirrors or the metalwork of the Golden Horde. Iran depicted dragon-like creatures as a snake, but after the Mongol invasion, Iranian depiction of dragons incorporated Chinese style but was combined with their own decorative motifs. The Art of Mongol Iran.

Other editions – View all Islamic Chinoiserie: The Mongol rulers favoured interregional long distance trade at the expense of agriculture, and introduced new techniques of politics, law, and warfare in the places where they were in power.