Author:Navina Najat Haidar & Marika Sardar

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Sultans of Deccan India 1500-1700: Opulence and Fantasy

By: Navina Najat Haidar & Marika Sardar

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Manohar Publications: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102802

ISBN: 0300211104

Condition: New


In the 16th and 17th centuries, the Deccan plateau of south-central India was home to a series of important, highly cultured Muslim kingdoms and was a nexus of international trade. Invigorated by cultural connections to Iran, Turkey, East Africa, and Europe, Deccani art is celebrated for its unmistakable, otherworldly character: in painting, a poetic lyricism; in architecture, a somber grandeur; and in the decorative arts, lively creations in inlaid metalwork and dyed textiles. This beautifully illustrated catalogue, which includes extraordinary new site photographs and lush landscape images, ... View more info