Safavid art is the art of the Persian Safavid dynasty from 1501 to 1722, in present day Iran. It was a high point for the art of the book and architecture; and also including ceramics, metal, glass, and gardens. While nourished by ancient Persian culture, the Safavid artists were strongly influenced by Turkmen culture due to the origins of the dynasty, as well as Chinese, Ottoman, and Western cultures. The Safavid Empire was one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Iran. They ruled one of the greatest Persian empires, with artistic accomplishments, since the Muslim conquest of Persia.
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