Moresque


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relating to or characteristic of the Moors

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Tolstoy herself says, "My influences have been Hispano Moresque, Turkish Iznik and more recently Persian Safavid Esphahan." She adds, "I love the spontaneous aspect of hand-thrown pottery.
La fantastique arabesque Courbe ses legers dessins Autour du trefle moresque, De l'arcade gigantesque 20 Et de la niche des saints.
Le decor--au prealable tranchant, organise et incitant quelque torpeur--se transforme en une scene "moresque," faisant echo avec justesse a "fantastique arabesque" qui renvoie a l'architecture de la basilique.
Gois's attitude towards the Jewish rabbi has much in common with his equally open-minded acceptance of the Ethiopian priest Saga za-Ab (known to Gois as Zagazabo) who is the true hero of his best-known work, Fides, religio moresque Aethiopum.
Carpets and rugs made with this method usually feature solid colors, although tweed and mottled effects can be achieved with "moresque" yarns, multi-colored strands twisted to form a single yarn.
Cette Uu[c]poque du XIIIe-XIVe siUuA cle correspond Uu la pUu[c]riode classique du style architectural hispano moresque. La dUu[c]coration intUu[c]rieure des beaux Uu[c]difices publics et privUu[c]s, religieux et civils, Uu[c]tait faites, dans une des MUu[c]dersas mUu[c]rinides de FUuA s, dans les revUuo"tements des murs.
Hic faeces varias Veneris moresque profanos, quos natura fugit, me docuisse piget.
The Spanish eventually embraced this technique and examples of Hispano Moresque armorial lustre chargers are considered the finest examples of the potters art and can command sums in the region of pounds 40,000 to pounds 50,000 at auction today.
Nemo einem nec se nec rem publicam recte admisitrabit, nisi prius et iis virtutibus, quae vitam moresque emendant, animum ab omin corporea labe expiaverit et iis, quae rerum maximarum cognitionem praebent, illum iam purgatum ita illustraverit, ut quid ipse, quid reliqui homines sint, ad quam rem a summo deo producti recte noverit." (13) Ibid, 13: "Et quoniam id quaeris, ita de utroque vitae genere disputandum censeo, ut prinio singula seorsum prosequar, deinde ea ita inter se conferam, ut, quanvis in hac qua vivimus vita eum tum demum absolutissimum credamus, qui utrunque coniunxerit, tamen, utrum excellentius sit, in primis appareat." (14) For the in utramque partem method, see Marsh.
"The influence for my work derives from the combination of Islamic artistic media, created in several different countries simultaneously--predominantly Hispanic Moresque, Turkish Iznik, Persian Safavid and Mughal India."
Two pieces fetched 16,000 [pounds sterling], including this late-14th- or 15th-century Hispano Moresque albarello, an apothecary jar painted with bands of Arabic script, against an estimate of 1,000 [pounds sterling]-2,000 [pounds sterling] (Fig.