Western Decorative Arts, Part I: Medieval, Renaissance, and Historicizing Styles Including Metalwork, Enamels, and Ceramics

Western Decorative Arts, Part I: Medieval, Renaissance, and Historicizing Styles Including Metalwork, Enamels, and Ceramics

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The Collection of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue

Written by Rudolf Distelberger, Alison Luchs, Philippe Verdier, and Timothy H. Wilson, with contributions by Daphne S. Barbour, Shelley G. Sturman, and Pamela B. Vandiver

The National Gallery's distinguished collection of decorative arts includes more than eighty works, such as Abbot Suger's jeweled sardonyx cup from the royal abbey of St. Denis, a Limoges reliquary, and a Mosan lion aquamanile. The extensive collection of Renaissance ceramics is primarily Italian ...

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The National Gallery's distinguished collection of decorative arts includes more than eighty works, such as Abbot Suger's jeweled sardonyx cup from the royal abbey of St. Denis, a Limoges reliquary, and a Mosan lion aquamanile. The extensive collection of Renaissance ceramics is primarily Italian maiolica but also represents rare Medici porcelain and \Saint-Porchaire\ ware.

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  • Hardcover
  • 334 Pages, 64 color, 249 b+w, 9.625 x 11.25 inches
  • Published: 1990