3 edition of Gold boxes and miniatures of the eighteenth century found in the catalog.
Gold boxes and miniatures of the eighteenth century
by Published for the National Trust by Office du Livre in Fribourg, Switzerland
|Statement||Serge Grandjean ... [et al.].|
|Series||The James A. de Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor|
|LC Classifications||NK7109.7 .G64|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||367 p. :|
|Number of Pages||367|
|LC Control Number||76379710|
Swiss makers were responsible for the ingenious automata created in the last years of the 18th century and the first of the 19th century. These expensive novelties invented for the far-away markets of China, India and the Ottoman Empire were not only technical masterpieces, so well-constructed that they are still in working order years later, but were enclosed in cases of the finest gold. FEATURED Halcyon Days A Year to Remember Enamel Box. We present the 44th in the annual series of Halcyon Days “A Year to Remember” collectible boxes. The box is inspired by the details of ceilings created by famed 18th century English architect Robert Adam: intricate gold detailing combined with clusters of flowers.
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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $1, $ Hardcover $ Author: Kenneth A. Snowman. Gold boxes were among the supreme luxuries of 18th-century Europe, essential for any stylish man or woman.
Most were used to hold snuff (powdered tobacco), although some held small sweets or bonbons. They were presented as gifts to friends and lovers, and by monarchs to ambassadors and courtiers.
Home / Books / Waddesdon / Gold Boxes and Miniatures of the Eighteenth Century. Gold Boxes and Miniatures of the Eighteenth Century £ The group of precious objects recorded in this catalogue complement the other 17th and 18th century works of art brought together by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild.
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