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FRENCH FAIENCE: THE SIDNEY R. KNAFEL COLLECTION

FRENCH FAIENCE: THE SIDNEY R. KNAFEL COLLECTION
Publication Date: 
June 20, 2016
Format: 
Hardcover
Publisher: 
Trim Size: 
10.3in. x 8.8in. x 1.2in.
ISBN: 
9791093881027
About This Item: 
- The most important collection of Ceramics in America - Published to accompany an exhibition at the Frick Museum The Sidney R Knafel Collection of French Faïence features a broad collection of over 150 pieces of grand feu (high fired) French faïence principally from the factories of Nevers, Rouen, Marseilles, Moustiers, Moulins, and Lyon, ranging from 1580 to 1780 Amassed over the past fifty years, this exceptional collection encompasses an engaging variety of the most important faïence centers of this creative period, representing many unique styles It reveals the full development of the "French style, " derived from Italian origins With introductions, essays, and entries in both English and French contributed by curators, scholars, and dealers in the field, this catalogue strives to generate an increased awareness of faïence in the US This impressive collection is a rarity in private hands and is not often deeply collected nor displayed by museums Text in English and French
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