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ARABESQUES. ARTS DECORATIFS AU MAROC

Written by Castera, Jean-Marc
This book begins by presenting the specifity of Moroccan decoration, and in it, we will examine three main elements of traditional Moroccan decoration as used in architecture: calligraphy, floral arabesques, and geometric designs. The latter element will make up the bulk of this book.
March 20, 2018 | Hardcover | Acr Edition | 480 Pages |
$150.00
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EAGLEMANIA: COLLECTING JAPANESE ART IN GILDED AGE AMERICA

Written by Victoria Weston
Eaglemania celebrates Boston College's mascot, a monumental Japanese bronze eagle, following its recent conservation and return to view.
March 15, 2019 | Paperback | McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College | 165 Pages |
$35.00
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LUXURY COLLECTION: GLOBAL ARTISANS

The sixth volume in The Luxury Collection series, The Luxury Collection: Global Artisans is about inspiration through craftsmanship. It showcases the artisanal and specially made products that make each venue truly distinct.
June 1, 2018 | Hardcover | Assouline | 192 Pages |
$50.00

VANITY AFFAIR: THE ART OF NECESSAIRES

Edited by Lyne Kaddoura. Introduction by David comte de Snowdon. Preface by Francois Curiel. Contributions by Vivienne Becker, Catherine Cariou, Laurence Mouillefarine, Pierre Rainero, Diane Scarisbrick.This is the ultimate illustrated guide to the most exquisite vanity cases from the nineteenth century onward; an unmissable opportunity for lovers of jewelry and fashion.This elegant and richly illustrated volume, featuring a slipcase and gilded page edges, showcases a rare private collection of vanity cases and includes an exquisite array of luxury accessories from the nineteenth century to the twentieth century. These vanity cases, carefully designed and mostly handmade, became covetable accessories with the advent of beauty products.The vanity case, the ultimate jeweled fashion accessory, was designed and made mostly in Paris by skilled designers and craftsmen who understood that the fashionable modern woman needed a practical solution for carrying lipstick, powder compact, cigarettes, lighter, theater tickets, keys, and other small paraphernalia. Tiny, made of precious metals, including platinum and gold, with inlays of lacquer, gemstones, mother-of-pearl, jade, or enamel, these reticules took hundreds of hours of patient craftsmanship to complete.This is the ultimate illustrated guide to the most exquisite vanity cases from the nineteenth century onward; an unmissable opportunity for lovers of jewelry and fashion. This elegant and richly illustrated volume, featuring a slipcase and gilded page edges, showcases a rare private collection of vanity cases and includes an exquisite array of luxury accessories from the nineteenth cent
October 7, 2019 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 336 Pages |
$150.00

CIGARS: A GUIDE

Written by Foulkes, Nicholas
The story of cigars. "The most futile and disastrous day seems well spent when it is reviewed through the blue, fragrant smoke of a Cigar." Evelyn Waugh
May 1, 2018 | Hardcover | Preface Publishing | 256 Pages |
$34.95

JEWELED SPLENDORS OF THE ART DECO ERA: THE PRINCE AND PRINCESS SADRUDDIN AGA KHAN COLLECTION

One Christmas Eve, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan gave his wife, Princess Catherine, an exquisite jeweled box made by Cartier in the 1920s, thus starting the most magnificent collection of objects created in the Art Deco era by jewelers, at a time when the jeweler's art was at the height of beauty and creativity.
April 11, 2017 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$75.00

ANDRE GROULT 1884-1966, DECORATEUR-ENSEMBLIER DU XXIEME SIECLE

Written by Marcilhac, Félix
Les Editions De L'Amateur, Paris , France, 1997. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 280 pages - text in French - monography on Andre Groult (1884-1966), "French interiors and furniture designer - Groult has been one of those who made this great compromise between tradition and modernism - chronological chapters with color photographs of his creations - bibliography." (EuL)
October 21, 1997 | Hardcover | Les Éditions de l'Amateur | 279 Pages |
$150.00

GLASS: VIRTUAL, REAL

Written by Vanderstukken, Koen
Glass: Virtual, Real is a unique publication that explores the increasing use of glass in contemporary art as a relatively new artistic medium in the broader context of art history. It reflects upon the changing use of glass within a postmodern context and in light of the digital revolution.
December 13, 2016 | Hardcover | Black Dog Press | 288 Pages |
$59.95

GRAMMAR OF ORNAMENT: A VISUAL REFERENCE OF FORM AND COLOUR IN ARCHITECTURE AND THE DECORATIVE ARTS (THE COMPLETE AND FULL-COLOR)

Written by Jones, Owen
A complete and unabridged full-color edition of the classic sourcebook on ornamental design
July 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 496 Pages |
$45.00
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LIVING IN THE AMSTERDAM SCHOOL - DESIGNS FOR THE INTERIOR 1910-1930

Written by Ingeborg de Roode
Het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam toont komend voorjaar in een groot overzicht meubelen en andere ontwerpen van de Amsterdamse School. Na de beroemde architectuur staan nu voor het eerst de interieurontwerpen van deze invloedrijke stroming centraal.
May 28, 2020 | Hardcover_OOP | Thoth | 296 Pages |
$40.00

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