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Image for Handbook of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Collection, Russian Imperial Jewels

Handbook of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Collection, Russian Imperial Jewels

By: Lesley, Parker

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: 1960

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10876

Condition: As New


dust jacket faded on spine. The catalogue describes 328 objects in the collection, organized according to form: Animals; Easter Eggs; Flowers; Frames; Handles; Icons; Jewelry; and Miscellaneous. Illustrated with 31 black and white figures. View more info

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Antique Paste Jewellery

By: Lewis, M. D. S.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Boston Book and Art: 1970

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11640

Condition: Fine


1st American edition. The book on antique paste jewellery. Illustrated with 8 full page color plates, 48 monochrome plates, and 18 figures in the text. View more info

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Gem Identification Made Easy, Third Edition: A Hands-On Guide to More Confident Buying & Selling

By: Matlins, Antoinette and A. C. Bonanno

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Woodstock, VT, GemStone Press: 2003

Seller ID: 27305

ISBN: 0943763347

Condition: Fine


4th printing 2005. View more info

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Jewels in Spain 1500-1800

By: Muller, Priscilla E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The Hispanic Society of America: 1972

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12562

ISBN: 0875351212

Condition: Very Good


inscribed by author; light fading to top edge of boards. This book presents for the first time a fully documented account of jewels, jewelers and their patrons in the Peninsula from the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella through that of the ill-fated Charles IV and Maria Luisa of Parma. Illustrated with 265 black-and-white and 16 color reproductions offering many previously unpublished jewelers' drawings, inventory drawings, surviving jewels and period portraits, it traces the vicissitudes of famed royal pieces, considers iconographical implications of secular and religious jewels and examine... View more info

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Jewels in Spain 1500-1800

By: Muller, Priscilla E.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, The Hispanic Society of America: 1972

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 18360

ISBN: 0875351212

Condition: Very Good


fading to boards along top edge, dust jacket lightly crimped at foot of spine. This book presents for the first time a fully documented account of jewels, jewelers and their patrons in the Peninsula from the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella through that of the ill-fated Charles IV and Maria Luisa of Parma. Illustrated with 265 black-and-white and 16 color reproductions offering many previously unpublished jewelers' drawings, inventory drawings, surviving jewels and period portraits, it traces the vicissitudes of famed royal pieces, considers iconographical implications of secular and religi... View more info

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Castellani and Giuliano: Revivalist Jewellers of the 19th Century

By: Munn, Geoffrey C.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Trefoil Books: 1984

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 24365

ISBN: 0862940443

Condition: Fine


inscribed by Munn to Gwendolyn Werth Luttrell who authored several publications on precious and base metals. No nineteenth-century lady of fashion visiting Italy would consider her tour of Rome complete without calling at Castellani's shop near the Spanish Steps to acquire one of the famous pieces of Italian Archaeological jewellery offered there. This is a history of the firm founded by Fortunato Pio Castellani (1794-1865) and continued by his sons until 1930. It is also the history of the firm started by Carlo Giuliano (1852-1895) who managed the Paris and London branches of Castellani... View more info

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American Jewelry: Glamour and Tradition

By: Proddow, Penny and Debra Healy (text), David Behl (photographs)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1987

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 24841

ISBN: 0847808300

Condition: As New


This comprehensive publication offers an informative text and an abundance of color images which trace the history of American jewelry from its modest beginnings to the present, revealing all its historical and stylistic nuances. With 198 color illustrations and several black and white figures. View more info

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Rock Crystal Treasures: From Antiquity to Today

By: Raulet, Sylvie

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Vendome Press: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16622

ISBN: 0865652112

Condition: New


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Art Deco Jewelry

By: Raulet, Sylvie

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1985

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 13944

ISBN: 0847806227

Condition: Very Good


bump to bottom edge of boards, remainder mark on top edge of text block, dust jacket darkened on spine with small tear at bottom edge of back panel. With 792 illustrations, 261 in color. View more info

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Van Cleef & Arpels

By: Raulet, Sylvie

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1987

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15722

ISBN: 0847807541

Condition: Fine


Profusely illustrated in black and white and in color. View more info

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L'emozione del Sogno: Giulio Manfredi Interpreta Alessandro Manzoni

By: Riva, Jone, Laura Segalini, and Isabella Genovese

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Milano, Skira: 2006

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27171

ISBN: 8876249702

Condition: New


in shrinkwrap. The catalogue of an exhibition at Casa Manzoni, Milan, in 2006. Seven jewels, seven chapters, seven dreams recounted with images borrowed from the great painters of different ages: Ve l'ho promesso e lo manterrò, Ludovico - Cristoforo, Que' sogni dell'avvenire, Humilitas, Il guerrier sovrano, Più vasta orma stampar, Ogni gente sia libera. With 82 color illustrations. Text in Italian and English. View more info

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The Art of Karl Fabergé and His Contemporaries: Russian Imperial Portraits and Mementoes, Imperial Decorations and Watches

By: Ross, Marvin C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1965

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11321

Condition: Fine


Illustrated with 75 color plates. View more info

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Chaumet: Master Jewellers Since 1780

By: Scarisbrick, Diana

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: Paris, Alain de Gourcuff: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 24189

ISBN: 2909838102

Condition: Near Fine


inscribed by author; slight bump to front cover at top of spine, clamshell box bumped on one corner. Based on the Chaumet archives, this book traces the history of this famous firm over more than 200 years. Beautifully illustrated and housed in a clamshell box. View more info

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Australian Jewellery: 19th and Early 20th Century

By: Schofield, Anne and Kevin Fahy

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK, Antique Collectors' Club: 1991

Seller ID: 12489

ISBN: 1851491457

Condition: Fine


reprint edition 1991; scratches to front panel and rubbing to back panel of dust jacket. This book documents the styles and fashions from European settlement through the colonial era and goldrush periods and provides detailed information about the jewellers, the designers and the makers and their marks. It examines the influence of immigrant jewellers during the second half of the 19th century, their increasing use of locally found gold, silver and gemstones and the incorporation of Australian flowers, plants, birds and animals as decorative motifs. Novelty and souvenir jewellery are discus... View more info

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Antique Sweetheart Jewelry

By: Snider, Nicholas D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Publishing: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 26611

ISBN: 0887409024

Condition: New


signed by author on title page. View more info

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Rings Through the Ages

By: Ward, Anne, John Cherry, Charlotte Gere, and Barbara Cartlidge

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1981

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26165

ISBN: 084780397X

Condition: Very Good


previous owner's name on first page, dust jacket rubbed with small tear at head of spine and top rear corner. With 405 illustrations, 46 in color. View more info

Image for The Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany

The Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany

By: Zapata, Janet

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1993

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 12803

ISBN: 0810935066

Condition: As New


With 142 illustrations, including 84 plates in full color. View more info