This essential guide continues Duncan's survey of this key period with a study of both orfevrerie - the objets d'art created by gold and silversmiths - and metalware. At this point in history, the distinction between the fine and decorative arts began to weaken, resulting in exquisite enameling by such luminaries as Lalique, brilliantly fashioned household accoutrements of bronze and wrought iron and a flourishing of sculpture. Over 2,000 illustrations beautifully document these important pieces.
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Book Description Antique Collectors Club, 1999. Rilegato. Book Condition: nuovo. Formato: 22 x 28 x 4.5 cm, Pagine: 566. Brand new Mint Copy., Ill. bn: 2000 b/w illustrations, Ill. colori: 38 colour illustrations, Peso: 2525 gr. Bookseller Inventory # 3543-F07