Talking tiles

By admin | December 6, 2011

From Kütahya to the World: the Story of Tiles and Ceramics Pera MuseumMeşrutiyet Caddesi No.6534443 Tepebaşı - Beyoğlu - İstanbul 10 December Saturday, 10am Free admission Lovers of Turkish ceramics should not miss a symposium at the Pera Museum on Saturday. "From Kutahya to the World: the Story of Tiles and Ceramics," will bring together experts on Kutahya pottery to talk on subjects including the production of tiles and ceramics in Kütahya, the specific attributes and periods they belong to, regional comparisons, production of Kütahya ceramics from archaeological excavations and ceramics collections in foreign museums. Cornucopia 46 features an article by John Carswell on the Brocklebank Kutahya collection at Magdalen College, Oxford. The Pera Museum's superb catalogue, Magic of Clay and Fire is available post-free to subscribers from the Cornucopia Bookshop.    

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