Author: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
- The museum houses a highly significant collection of Islamic art. These widely diverse arts, from an area extending from southern Spain to Central Asia, trace the distinctive visual imagination of Islamic artists over a period of fourteen hundred years. The collection consists of over 1,700 works, of which some 150 examples are on view; these include glazed ceramics, inlaid metalwork, enameled glass, carved wood and stone, and manuscript illustration, illumination, and calligraphy.
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A collection of over 230 ceramic objects (vessels) at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Vessel Greater Iran (Afghanistan) Vessel, 6th-8th century Ceramic; Vessel, Ceramic, Height: 6 5/16 in. (16 cm);…
Tiles | Origin: Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman | Period: last quarter of the 16th century | Collection: The Phil Berg Collection (M.71.73.37a-b) | Type: Ceramic; Architectural element, Fritware, underglaze painted in red, blue, green…
Calligraphic Artwork at LACMA. Click on any image for more details.