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Islamic Art: Precious and Rare
June 24 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Inspired by Precious and Rare: Islamic Metalwork from The Courtauld don’t miss
Dr Sussan Babaie, Professor of the Arts of Iran and Islam at The Courtauld for a free online talk,
Join Dr Sussan Babaie, Professor of the Arts of Iran and Islam at The Courtauld, to discover what is ‘Islamic’ in Islamic Arts, in addition to a discussion on the touring exhibition ‘Precious and Rare: Islamic Metalwork from The Courtauld’, which is on at the Holburne Museum until 1 August.The talk highlights The Courtauld’s world-class collection of thirteenth- to sixteenth-century Islamic metalwork from modern-day Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey, including the Metalwork Bag, an exceptionally rare object made in Mosul (present-day northern Iraq) in around 1300–1330 that is the only surviving object of its kind.
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