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Collecting Inspiration Edward C. Moore at Tiffany & Co.
ISBN: HB: 9781588396907, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2020
320 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 275 colour illus.
Edward C. Moore (1827-1891) was the creative leader who brought unparalleled originality and success to Tiffany & Co. during the late 19th century. A silversmith, designer, and prodigious collector, Moore sought out exceptional objects from around th...
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Tudor Textiles
ISBN: HB: 9780300244120, Yale University Press, April 2020
208 pp., 26.6x21.5 cm, 132 colour illus.
At the Tudor Court, textiles were ubiquitous in decor and ceremony. Tapestries, embroideries, carpets, and hangings were more highly esteemed than paintings and other forms of decorative art. Indeed, in 16th-century Europe, fine textiles were so cost...
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Majolica Mania Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850-1915
ISBN: SET: 9780300251043, Yale University Press, April 2020
888 pp., 30.4x24.1 cm, 1200 colour and black&white illus.
Colorful, wildly imaginative, and technically innovative, majolica was functional and aesthetic ceramic ware. Its subject matter reflects a range of 19th-century preoccupations, from botany and zoology to popular humor and the macabre. "Majolica Mani...
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Arms and Armor Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
ISBN: HB: 9780876332924, Yale University Press, February 2020
312 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 415 colour illus.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art's holdings of arms and armor are among the finest of their kind in the world. Presenting nearly 100 masterpieces from the collection, this lavishly illustrated volume includes complete armors and armor elements, swords,...
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Bard Graduate Center at 25 Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780300251081, Yale University Press, February 2020
432 pp., 24.1x17.1 cm, 400 colour and black&white illus.
This handsome publication celebrates the first 25 years of the institution founded by Dr. Susan Weber in 1993. Located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Bard Graduate Center (BGC) has become the leading research center in the United States dedicat...
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Bernard Leach Life and Work
ISBN: PB: 9781913107116, Yale University Press, February 2020
440 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 26 colour illus., 79 black&white illus.
Widely recognized as the father of studio pottery, Bernard Leach (1887-1979) played a pioneering role in creating an identity for artist potters in Britain and around the world. Born in the East (Hong Kong) and educated in the West (England), through...
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In Pursuit of History A Lifetime Collecting Colonial American Art and Artifacts
ISBN: HB: 9780876332931, Yale University Press, January 2020
304 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm, 215 colour illus.
This book showcases highlights from the Dietrich American Foundation, established in 1963 by H. Richard Dietrich Jr. and focused on 18th-century American fine and decorative arts. Essays explore the formation of the collection and its many areas of s...
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£40,00
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Porcelain Pugs: A Passion The T. & T. Collection
ISBN: HB: 9780300246537, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, January 2020
224 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 170 colour illus.
A treasure trove for dog-lovers and porcelain enthusiasts alike, this book celebrates a collection of more than 100 porcelain pugs, most of which were designed in the mid-18th century by Johann Joaquim Kنndler, the eminent modeler in the Meissen porc...
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£45,00
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Ernest Gimson Arts & Crafts Designer and Architect
ISBN: HB: 9780300246261, Yale University Press, October 2019
372 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 320 colour and black&white illus.
This study of the renowned designer-maker Ernest Gimson (1864-1919) combines biography with analysis of his work as an architect and designer of furniture, metalwork, plaster decoration, embroidery, and more. It also examines Gimson's significance wi...
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Last Knight The Art, Armor, and Ambition of Maximilian I
ISBN: HB: 9781588396747, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2019
304 pp., 27.9x23.5 cm, 266 colour illus.
Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519) crafted a public persona and personal mythology that earned him the romantic sobriquet the "Last Knight" and that perpetuates his legend to this day. In his lifelong quest to establish himself as Europe's n...
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