THE ARTS OF PERSIA
R.W. Ferrier (Yale University Press/England - 1989)/Translated to Persian by Parviz Marzban (Farzan Pub./1995)/English & Persian/ 332 pages/170 color picture.
Architecture, carpets, textiles, Ceramic, metal works, coins painting, books, culture and history through the centuries of Iran.
Leila Ratiei/ Yassavoli Pub./ Iran-1999/Persian/ 248 pages/ 61 color pictures, described in English & Persian/
General information, how to make and different methods, tools, equipments and instruments are completely described. Persian Pottery and different kinds of decoration came at the end.
GLAZE, TILE, POTTERY
Shereveh; Anoshfar/ Gotenberg Pub./ Iran-1999/ Persian/ 137 pages/
Soil and the ways to change it, qualification and effecting of oxidative material for glazing, making pottery, new formulas of materials and all that need for practical work, is described.
PERSIAN POTTERIES OF PARTIAN PERIOD
E.Haerick/ Translated to Persian by "Hamideh Chuback"/ Cultural Heritage Organization/ Iran-1998/Persian/ 279 pages/
Persia has been divided in to nine area. For each part, specifications and resistance of potteries and ceramics and also history and culture of Parthian period has been considered separately.
CERAMICS FOR POTTERY ARTISTS
F.H.Norton/ Translated to Persian by Shabanali Tashakori/ Goya Pub./Iran – 1991/ Persian/ 483 pages/
A guide for beginners; first part involved simple processes of hand making pottery (molding, forming, method of design, decoration,…), and second part points to detail phase of making pottery.
ART OF POTTERY
(Iran in Islamic era)
Fatemeh karimi & Mohammad Yusef Kiani/ Ministry of Art & culture/ Iran – 1985/ Persian/ 289 pages/ 95 color pictures and their designs/
Studying and archeological searching on Islamic pottery related to 14 last centuries, methods of making, glazing, heating and firing ceramics and also 95 ancient samples (color pictures with description and their designs) are considered.
Said Gorgestani/ Art University/ Iran – 2000/ Persian/ 316 pages/
A complete collection of training the art of pottery and ceramics, and contains complete description on raw materials, instruments, various methods of decorating, molding, design and a brief history on development of it's art and industry.
J. B. Keni/ Translated to Persian by Yusef Keyvan Shokuhi/ Golshan Pub./ Iran-1995/ Persian/ 276 pages/ illustrated/
A useful guide for training earthen statue with illustrated processes. Soils and molds and the ways of changing and forming, tools, equipment, sorts of from (Anatomy, Animals, portrait), Plaster-work, materials, glazing and formulas, Decorative and consumption earthen statues, and statues usage for garden and also other methods came at the end.
THE TRADITIONAL CRAFTS OF PERSIA
Hans E. Wolff/Translated to Persian by Cyrus Ebrahimzadeh/Iran-1994/Persian/407 pages/illustrated/
This book deals with discussing about traditional crafts of Iran, that have been achieved by author with living years and years in Iran and has provided surveys about different kinds of crafts, such as: Metal works, wood works, ceramics, tile, glass, textile and leather.