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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fine


Price:
$15.00

Christie's
IMPORTANT JEWELLERY. 15 June 2005
London: Christie's, 2005

Quarto. 111 pp with 214 lots, all illustrated with color photographs. index of designers. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; covers with no wear. Sale features pieces by Cartier (25 items), Van Cleef & Arpels ( 6), Graff (4), Mouawad (3), Boucheron (2), Breguet (2), Bulgari (2), Adler, Black, Starr & Frost, Bolin, Carlo Giuliano, Ghiso, Grima, Harry Winston, Lyon, Marina B, Spink, Sterle, Templier, Tiffany, and Udall & Ballou.
Inventory number #013993



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

Marshall, F.H.
Catalogue of the Jewellery, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman in the Departments of Antiquities, British Museum
London: British Museum, 1969

Reprint of original 1911 edition. Quarto. lxii, 400 pp with 97 figures in-text plus 73 b/w plates printed on recto only; indices, table of the relative weights of English grains & French grammes. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has light wear at spine ends, tiny tear at one corner, white spine text toned.
Inventory number #013923



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Humbert, Jean-Marcel, Michael Pantazzi & Christiane Ziegler
Egyptomania : L'Egypte dans l'art occidental, 1730-1930
Paris: Reunion des musees Nationaux, 1994

Stout quarto. 605 pp; numerous color & b/w illustrations; extensive bibliography & list of exhibitions; index of people. Text in French. Paperback with flaps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine creased, spine & adjacent area sunned. The massive catalogue of the exhibition that originated at the Louvre, then the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, and Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. It traces the waves of Egyptian influence that swept Europe and North America from the first modern use of Egyptian themes in a painting by Poussin in 1647 to Baccarat perfume bottles shaped like Ramses, inspired by the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922. Egyptian imagery is presented in a collection of artwork, including ceramics by Wedgwood to jewelry by Cartier, murals by Piranesi, architectural designs by Zix, paintings by Tiepolo, and furniture by Hope. The catalogue contains 392 objects, lent from museums, private lenders such as the House of Cartier, and collections from Fontainebleu, Versailles, Malmaison and Buckingham Palace. Essays by art historians from Paris, Vienna and Ottawa give detailed histories of each object and artist.
Inventory number #013890



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Content, Derek J., Peter Stark & Joan Rudisuhli
GOLD: Important Ancient and Ethnic Jewellery and Works of Art in Precious Metal. 14 May 1990
Geneva: Habsburg, Feldman S.A., 1990

Quarto. 240 pp; richly illustrated with color photographs; extensive bibliography. Paperback. VG, base of spine bumped, else a near fine, unmarked copy; edges of pages lightly toned. Auction catalogue has 337 lots, with 2-pp addenda of items 338-341 laid in.
Inventory number #013889



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Leonhardt, Brigitte, Ulrike Von Hase-Schmundt, Christianne Weber & Ingeborg Becker
Theodor Fahrner: Schmuck Zwischen Avantgarde und Tradition
Stuttgart: Arnoldsche, 1990

First edition. Quarto. 288 pp; profuse color & b/w photographs; bibliography; index. Text in German. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, an unmarked copy; jacket lightly scuffed. Best known for its Art Deco designs, Theodor Fahrner was one of the most successful European costume jewelry manufacturers of the early 20th century.
Inventory number #013868



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Schroeder, Joseph J., Jr.
1896 Illustrated Catalogue of Jewelry and European Fashions, Marshall Field & Co.
Northfield, IL: Gun Digest Publishing, 1970

Large quarto. 340, [38] pp; profuse b/w illustrations; index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled, light edgewear. Reprint of Marshall & Field's 1896 trade catalogue of jewelry, which contains clocks, cut glass, tableware, eye glasses, and lamp shades in addition to many pp of rings, brooches, studs & other true jewelry items.
Inventory number #013679



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$125.00

Dietz, Ulysses Grant; Jenna Weissman Joselit; Kevin J. Smead; Janet Zapata; et al
THE GLITTER & THE GOLD: Fashioning America's Jewelry
Newark, NJ: The Newark Museum, 1997

First printing. Quarto. 191 pp; illustrated throughout in color and b/w; sources; index. Cloth in dust jacket. Very good in near fine jacket. Fine copy except for bold gift inscription on half title page from one of the exhibition contributors (page noted); paper clip impression affects a couple of pages.
Inventory number #013631



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Christie's
Jewellery and Silver by Bulgari. St. Moritz, Feb 17 & 18, 1993
Geneva: Christie's, 1993

Quarto. 177 pp; profuse color photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, minor wear to jacket. This auction featured 16 lots of silver by Bulgari, and 211 lots of jewelry. Introductory essay by Diana Scarisbrick. The auction was held at St. Moritz, Geneva, on February 17 &18, 1993.
Inventory number #013545



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Hillier, Bevis
ART DECO: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts July 8 - September 5, 1971
Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1971

First edition. Square octavo. 224 pp; 16 color plates, over 300 illustrations in b/w; bibliography. Paperback, patterned endpapers. A fine, unmarked copy, covers bright & glossy, light crease in center of spine. Comprehensive exhibition of the Art Deco period -- includes furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, paintings/drawings, books/bindings, posters, costumes, textiles, jewelry, architecture/interior design, plastics. Published by Minneapolis Institute of Arts, not E.P. Dutton.
Inventory number #013464



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Chropovsky, Bohuslav
Krasa Slovienskeho Sperku
Bratislava: Pallas, 1978

Octavo. 121 pp; 67 color & b/w photographs. Text in Slovak, French, German & Russian. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket with light edgewear, delamination along spine. Archaeological finds in Slovakia.
Inventory number #013421



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$600.00

Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene Emmanuel
Dictionnaire raisonne du mobilier francais de l'epoque carlovingienne a la Renaissance (6 volumes)
Paris: Vve. A. Morel et Cie, 1872

Six volumes. Octavo. 443 + 535 + 478 + 506 + 498 + 488 pp; illustrated with chromolithographs, steel engravings & wood engravings. Quarter morocco over marbled boards with raised bands, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt. VG, a clean, unmarked set, occasional foxing; extremities lightly rubbed.
Inventory number #013413



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Hackens, Tony
CLASSICAL JEWELRY
Providence, RI: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1976

Quarto. 159 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. VG, bumped at head of spine, one corner lightly creased, light edgewear.
Inventory number #013376



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

Hackenbroch, Yvonne
RENAISSANCE JEWELLERY
NY: Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns, 1979

Folio. xv, 424 pp; 45 color plates with multiple images, 927 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket, top edge gilt. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has two small nicks to front flap fold, else minimal edgewear. A comprehensive study of Renaissance jewelry. Over one thousand jewels are illustrated, some well-known, together with portraits, engravings and drawings. An invaluable reference book.
Inventory number #013336



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$110.00

Gerlach, Martin & Michael Haberlandt
DIE QUELLE VII. Volkerschmuck
Wien: Gerlach & Wiedling, 1906

Oblong quarto. 22 pp text; 109 b/w plates of photographs (complete). Loose in portfolio with ties. Very good. Text in original German. All 109 plates illustrate numerous items of jewelry from all cultures and societies. Each piece is numbered and catalogued in text section. A remarkable book and reference, rare with all plates present.
Inventory number #013222



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Becker, Ingeborg
Schmuckkunst im Jugendstil : [Katalog zur gleichnamigen Ausstellung im Brohan-Museum Berlin, 20.12.1988 - 13.2.1989]
Berlin: Dietrich Reimer, 1989

Second printing. Octavo. 95 pp; profuse color & b/w photographs; index. Text in German. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minor edge wear. The catalogue features 213 items by many jewelry designers, including Mogens Ballin, Karl Johann Bauer, Theodor Fahrner, Josef Hoffmann, Patriz Huber, Georg Jensen, Georg Kleemann, Viktor Mayer, Adolf Meyer, Christian W. Muller, Murrle, Bennett & Co., Otto Zahn, and others.
Inventory number #013216



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: As New


Price:
$65.00

Diamanti, Joyce
Silver Speaks: Traditional Jewelry of the Middle East
Chevy Chase, MD: Bead Society of Greater Washington, 2002

Quarto. 47 pp; color photos on every page. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; no wear to covers. More than 50 photographs by Dr. Robert K. Liu, co-editor of Ornament magazine render in exquisite detail the beauty and diversity of traditional jewelry from Oman, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Egypt. Drawn from the collection of Marjorie Ransom, who assembled the pieces over three decades as a student and diplomat in the Arab world. companion book to the exhibition "Silver Speaks: Traditional Jewelry of the Middle East," co-curated by Ellen N. Benson and Marjorie Ransom, shown at The Bead Museum in Washington, D.C., October 27, 2002, to August 26, 2003.
Inventory number #013184



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Prokot, Inge
Schmuck aus Zentralasien
Munich: Callwey, 1981

First edition. Quarto. 156 pp; 269 color & b/w photographs, drawings & map; bibliography; index. Text in German. Red cloth with black-lettered spine with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a tight, unmarked copy; jacket has two closed edge tears at bottom edge, light wear to spine ends. A well-illustrated book on Central Asian jewelry and adornments.
Inventory number #013162



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00

Komleva, Galina
Jewellery: Museum of the Ethnography of the Peoples of the USSR
Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1988

Octavo. 167 pp; color photographs throughout; 2-pp glossary. Text in English. Laminated illustrated boards. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, light wear to spine ends (gently bumped) & corners.
Inventory number #013161



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Phillips, Son and Neale S.A.
FINE JEWELS, WATCHES, SILVER AND RUSSIAN WORKS OF ART. 11 May 1982
Geneva: Phillips, 1982

Octavo. 85 pp; 350 lots, many illustrated with b/w & color photographs. Paperback, previous owner name on front flyleaf, else a clean, unmarked copy; edges of spine lightly rubbed. Estimate list laid in.
Inventory number #011332



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Williams, Dyfri & Jack Ogden
GRECHESKOE ZOLOTO
St. Petersburg: Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh, 1995

Quarto. 271 pp; 197 objects described & illustrated in color; bibliography. Text in Russian. Paperback with flaps. VG, small tear at head of spine, else a clean, unmarked copy. Catalog of an exhibition of Greek gold jewelry held at the British Museum, London, June 21- October 23, 1994; at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, December 2, 1994 - March 24, 1995; and at the State Hermitage, St. Petersburg in 1995; It was curated from their collections.
Inventory number #010758