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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The lotus motif originates from Buddhist China. No eBook available Amazon. The painting depicts the Virgin Mary surrounded by Islamic architecture with a Buddhist style influence. The dragon symbolized the emperor of China, but Iran transferred the symbol to refer to the Mongol rulers in Iran. 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.

Metalwork and Other Miscellaneous Objects. After more than two centuries of scholarship on the Mongol Empire, we now have a fairly sophisticated understanding of the empire itself and of its organization, but we still know very little about the Mongol legacy in the regions where they ruled in the late medieval and early modern periods.

The Chinese phoenix was also reworked in Ilkhanid Iran. Beyond the Silk Road 2. Trans-Eurasian exchanges of goods, ar and ideas were encouraged on a large scale under the auspices of the Pax Mongolica. The typical Chinese phoenix would be depicted with a long impressive tail and a distinctive face within a naturalistic setting or background.


Iconography in paintings clearly displays the multi-religious environment that was taking place in Ilkhanid Iran. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. This resulted in a significant amount of cultural interaction between East and West.

Rhe are another important export from China. Academic Skip to main content. 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 chonoiserie be made.

Iranian depictions of the Chinese phoenix were more geometrically composed and symmetrical.

Islamic Chinoiserie: The Art of Mongol Iran

Key Features chinooserie various media of decorative and pictorial arts from Iran, Central Asia and China deals with a diverse range of issues related to the East-West artistic relationship in the Middle Ages features in-depth studies of style, technique and iconography in Iranian art under the Mongols includes illustrations, 24 in colour.

It also provides a sense of consistency and value. Te had a strong symbolic meaning referring to purity and the Buddha. Home About us Contact us Privacy policy.


This illustrated book offers a fascinating glimpse into the artistic interaction between Iran and China under the Mongols. Natural Law Anver M. Choose your country or region Close.

West Asia meets East Asia 1. Highly illustrated, Islamic Chinoiserie offers a fascinating glimpse into the artistic interaction between Iran and China under the Mongols. With the fascination of portable objects brought from China and Central Asia, a distinctive, hitherto unknown style chinoixerie Islamic chinoiserie – was born in the art of Iran. A presentation by 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.


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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The observation of this unique artistic phenomenon serves to promote the understanding of the artistic diversity of Islamic art oof the Middle Ages. Published by Edinburgh University Press. The Mongol invasion in the thirteenth century marked a new phase in the development of Islamic art. In effect, the book is organized by the material used for artworks: The Art of Mongol Iran.

Focus is on human beings and their artifacts face shapes, dress peculiarities, ceremonies, architecture The Notion of chini-i-faghfuri 3. The Art of Mongol Iran. Other editions – View all Islamic Chinoiserie: Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press,p.

The book merits the exquisite craftsmanship found in the first editionnot the second in ! From a cultural point of view however, this museological approach tends to strip objects of their context, an effect that is counterproductive for explaining Islamic Chinoiserie motifs which were mostly independent of the medium.