St. Petersburg: Rus muz. Sewn cl. This catalogue of a collection at the Russian Museum covers the main kinds of art in which the precious metal was used: jewelry and liturgical vessels, its incorporation through golden threads in embroidery, and in icon frames. Each work is nicely illustrated on a full page or in a two-page spread, and catalogue entries identify where the object was made, what materials and techniques were used, and of special interest traces the provenance, for example, a goblet belongin to Anastasia Romanova the first wife of Ivan the Terrible. 212 p., 31 cm, approx. 250 color illus., Rus. or ENGLISH. Item #3465
2ND ISBN (Rus. ed.): 5900872696.