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By: Borsos, Bela
Publisher: Budapest, Corvina Press: 1982
Seller ID: 23099
In this first book to be published on this subject in any language, the author introduces the reader to a strange group of relics classed somewhere between applied art and folk art. The hunters' powder-flasks were made from the antlers of the red deer indigenous to an area covering the Carpathians and extending northwards to the Baltic and southwards to the Balkans. They were mostly used in the territory of the former kingdom of Hungary. The 40 color plates illustrate the technical skill and traditional artistry of the craftsmen who made these powder-flasks in the Carpathian Basin, while...
By: Gluckman, Arcadi
Publisher: Buffalo, Otto Ulbrich Co: 1944
Seller ID: 11130
Illustrated with 131 examples on 29 plates.
Publisher: Hartford, CT, The Connecticut Historical Society: 1993
Seller ID: 11114
Condition: As New
The catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Connecticut Historical Society and held at the Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Massachusetts, May 9 - October 24, 1993, the Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, Connecticut, November 16, 1993 - March 17, 1994, and the Concord Museum, Concord, Massachusetts, April 19 - November 15, 1994. The powder horns in this book were used by soldiers to carry their gunpowder during King George's War (1744-1748), the French and Indian War (1755-1763), and the American Revolutionary War (1775-1781). The 232 pages of this book in...
By: Robinson, B. W.
Publisher: Genève, Collections Baur: 1980
Seller ID: 27508
Condition: As New
2591 objects are described and illustrated, several on 16 color plates. Contains maps, chronological list of dated pieces, index of subjects represented, glossary, dictionary of artists and craftsmen, index of family names from signatures, index of additional art-names, and signatures. A monumental work!
Publisher: Yazoo City, MS, Gun Hill Publishing: 1978
Seller ID: 11202
Illustrated with color and black and white photographs and line drawings.