Gold, Silver, Metals

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THREADS OF SILK AND GOLD: ORNAMENTAL TEXTILES FROM MEIJI JAPAN LANDSCAPE

Written by Pollard, Clare
The first English language publication on the subject of Meiji ornamental textiles A pioneering study Of interest to aficionados and the general public Beautiful photos showing intricate embroideries and tapestries This is the first English language publication on the subject of these textiles.
January 16, 2013 | Hardcover_OOP | Ashmolean Museum |
$40.00
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FIFTY MINERALS THAT CHANGED THE COURSE OF HISTORY

Written by Chaline, Eric
Praise for Fifty Animals that Changed the Course of History It's the sort of book that has you saying 'Wow, listen to this...' and 'Did you know...' to companions over and over. --The Globe and Mail
July 19, 2012 | Hardcover | Firefly Books |
$29.95
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TREASURES OF THE BUCCELLATI FOUNDATION: FROM MARIO TO GIANMARIA, 100 YEARS OF GOLDSMITH ART HISTORY (CANCELLED)

Written by Gennaioli, Riccardo
A selection of over one hundred works of gold and silver designed by Mario and Gianmaria Buccellati, two of the most significant names in jewelry. This volume, published on the occasion of their 100th anniversary, showcases some of the most valuable pieces they designed.
April 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Skira |
$55.00
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ART DECO MAILBOXES

Written by Lavelle, Lynne
Mailboxes and their chutes were once as essential to the operation of any major hotel, office, civic, or residential building as the front door.
December 29, 2014 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 160 Pages |
$26.95
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GOUTHIÈRE'S CANDELABRAS

Written by de Waal, Edmund
This third volume in the Frick's Diptych series offers fresh insight into a pair of candelabra that represent the pinnacle of luxury and taste in the years prior to the French Revolution. Vignon tells the fascinating story of these objects that are made of two small white vases with extraordinary gilt-bronze mounts by Pierre Gouthière, the celebrated eighteenth-century French chaser and gilder.
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Giles | 56 Pages |
$19.95
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THAI SILVER AND NIELLOWARE

Written by Bromberg, Paul
This lavishly illustrated guide to highly collectible Thai Silverware and Nielloware. With over 400 photographs this stunning guide is both essential for the collector as well as the newcomer to these beautiful objects Thai silver and Nielloware display exquisite craftmanship and design that rivals better-known genres of silver from Asia.
April 5, 2019 | Hardcover | River Books | 232 Pages |
$40.00
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DREAMING IN SILVER / SOÑAR EN PLATA: SILVER ARTISTS OF MODERN MEXICO

Written by Morrill, Penny C
Sculptors, painters, and architects in 20th-century Mexico, working in silver, inspired unprecedented stylistic and technical experimentation. This dual-language English/Spanish compendium focuses primarily on threads of influence in the development of the modern Mexican silver industry.
January 28, 2019 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 416 Pages |
$69.99
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PIQUÉ: GOLD, TORTOISESHELL AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL AT THE COURT OF NAPLES

Written by Kugel, Alexis
The first volume dedicated to the most complete and outstanding collection of Piqué objects ever assembled, a number of which have never been published before. The volume is dedicated to the art of Piqué, created in Naples during the first half of the eighteenth century, a technique that combines remarkable inventiveness, virtuoso skill, and astonishing opulence.
October 16, 2018 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 272 Pages |
$60.00
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LUIGI VALADIER

Written by González-Palacios, Alvar
Luigi Valadier (1726-1785) was an extraordinarily inventive Roman metalsmith, talented draughtsman, and maker of both table decorations and objects in gilt bronze, marble, and hard stone.
November 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Giles | 552 Pages |
$99.95
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JADE, FROM EMPERORS TO ART DECO

Written by Tsao, Huei-Chung
Over 200 works--drawn from prestigious French and international collections, including some of the most magnificient masterpieces from the Chinese imperial collections--here recreate the epic story of the history and aesthetics of jade.
May 1, 2018 | Hardcover | Somogy Art Publishing | 288 Pages |
$50.95

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