Masterpieces of European Jewellery Art in the Hermitage

St. Petersburg: Herm, 2010. Sewn cl. The term "jewelry" in the title is used in the broad sense of anything made of precious metals and stones. Chalices and bible covers, a cup belonging to Anne of Cleves, a German figurine of a workman thought to have been acquired by Peter the Great, Catherine the Great's traveling utensils of gold and blue enamel, a snuffbox adorned with diamonds, and a figurine of a halberdier from Dresden suggest the variety of works. Their origins are Russian and Western European, especially France, Germany, and England. 132 p., 30 cm, approx. 300 color illus., ENGLISH. Item #3924
ISBN: 9785935723675

Price: $78.00

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