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Early Russian Jewelry Work in the XI-XVII Centuries


Published by Moscow, 1972
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Moscow, 1972. HC, 8 1/4 x 10 1/4, red cloth stamped in gilt to frnt cvrs and sp, 184pp, 78 full page color & b/w plates. Russian text. Title page and captions in Russian, English, French and German. Stunning treasures of gold earrings, pendant, comb from ancient burial mounds, gold set with precious stones from the Ryazan treasure, beautifully engraved vessels, golden chalise, helmets, cups, golden dish, silver candelabra, gem studded Frame of Gospel, Crown and Frame of Andrei Rublev's Icon "The Trinity", Shroud studded with pearls, silver candlesticks, gem studded mitre, golden bratina (vessel for beer), jeweled saddle, golden hat with gems, orb, head piece for state occasions, quiver, Peter the Great's Diamond Hat, and more beautifully engraved vesselsl, gem studded saddles, mitres, hat of diamonds and precious stones. A scarce work. Housed in cardboard case which has a 1 1/2 inch straight tear, repaired. Book is Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 765

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Title: Early Russian Jewelry Work in the XI-XVII ...

Publisher: Moscow

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

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