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Image for Christie's: Fine Watches, Clocks and Scientific Instruments

Christie's: Fine Watches, Clocks and Scientific Instruments

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Christie's: 1984

Seller ID: 002908


287 lots. Auction of October 23, 1984 View more info

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Important Chinese Export Porcelain

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, The Chinese Porcelain Company: 1995

Seller ID: 003102


69 offerings: jars, plates, figures, bowls, services. Beautiful color photographic plates with full descriptive entries. Bibliography. Price list laid-in. View more info

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Journal of Glass Studies, Volume XVI

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Corning, New York, The Corning Museum of Glass: 1974

Seller ID: 003259


164 pages; illustrated throughout. A variety of topics: "A Phoenician Glass Bowl from Nimrud"; "Lattimo- A Group of Venetian Glass Enameled on an Opaque-White Ground"; "The Glazing of the Crystal Palace"; more. Contents nearly fine; spine worn. View more info

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The Folger Coffee Company Collection of Antique English Silver Coffee Pots

By: (Folger)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toledo, Ohio, The Toledo Museum of Art: 1965

Seller ID: 003238


102 pages. numerous b&w photographic illustrations; essay. Coffee pots, salvers, creamers, other. Clean: no marks or writing found; small impression stamp of previous owner's name on the title page. View more info

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The Poole Potteries

By: (Victoria & Albert Museum)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Victoria & Albert Museum: 1978

Seller ID: 003286


32 pages; 326 items described, fourteen b&w illustrations. Lower corner is bent. Otherwise clean with little wear. View more info

Image for Property from the Estate of James Beard, including Furniture, Decorative Works of Art, Cooking Accessories, Books, Jewelry and Memorabilia

Property from the Estate of James Beard, including Furniture, Decorative Works of Art, Cooking Accessories, Books, Jewelry and Memorabilia

By: (William Doyle Galleries)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, William Doyle Galleries: 1985

Seller ID: 003285


48 pages; 638 lots, many illustrated in b&w photos. Some lot numbers circled; some figures written next to lots; one corner lightly bent. Overall in very good condition. View more info

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Wallpaper: Its History, Design and Use

By: Ackerman, Phyllis, Ph.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003006


268 pages; more than 30 duotone illustrations (photographs); color frontispiece. Decorative color swatch attached on the front board between titles. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown; previous owner's name and inscription on the front free endpaper. View more info

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Alivar Museum

By: Anonymous

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Firenze, Alivar:

Seller ID: 003589


c. 2001. 216 pages; chairs, sofas, benches, shelving, tables, lamps. Color illustrated. View more info

Image for Furniture 1, Prehistoric Through Rococo with  Furniture 2, Neoclassic to the Present

Furniture 1, Prehistoric Through Rococo with Furniture 2, Neoclassic to the Present

By: Bishop, Robert & Patricia Coblentz; Ketchum, William C., Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Smithsonian Institution, Cooper-Hewitt Museum: 1979

Seller ID: 004951


Furniture 1: 128 pages; 26 color plates, 99 b&w photographs. Furniture 2: 128 pages; 31 color plates, 98 b&w photographs. Both volumes part of the Smithsonian's Illustrated Library of Antiques. Clean throughout except for a small price notation on front half-titles. Tight bindings. View more info

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The Thracians / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Casson, Lionel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1977

Seller ID: 003224


80 pages; well illustrated. MMA Bulletin Summer 1977. Prelude to the exhibition Thracian Treasures from Bulgaria. Clean and tight, top outside corners bent. View more info

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The Art of the Cross: Medieval & Renaissance Piety in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

By: Chong, Alan; Giovanna De Appolonia; [et al]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: 2001

Seller ID: 003249


104 pages. 5 opening essays, including The Origins and Iconography of the Cross; Italian Metalwork Crosses from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Century. 16 catalogued crosses each with more than one illustration and essays that usually run a few pages. Bibliography. Clean. View more info

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In Praise of America: American Decorative Arts, 1650-1830

By: Cooper, Wendy A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1980

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003016


280 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w. Extensive essay appraising American decorative arts; setting in context the 1929 Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition; moving on to developments since. View more info

Image for In Praise of America: American Decorative Arts, 1650-1830 / Fifty Years of Discovery Since the 1929 Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition

In Praise of America: American Decorative Arts, 1650-1830 / Fifty Years of Discovery Since the 1929 Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition

By: Cooper, Wendy A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1980

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the author

Seller ID: 003701


280 pages; 52 color plates; 308 b&w illustrations. Reaping the fifty years of scholarship since the famous Girl Scouts Exhibition put American antiques in a limelight. Clean throughout. Inscribed by the author on the free front endpaper. View more info

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The American Wing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Davidson, Marshall B. and Elizabeth Stillinger

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Alfred A. Knopf: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002715


352 pages; 524 plates, including 251 color. Furniture, Silver, Ceramics, Glass, Period Rooms, more. Typically splendid illustrations. Clean throughout; tight binding; pages flay and unmarked. View more info

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From Our Native Clay: Art Pottery from the Collections of the American Ceramic Arts Society

By: Eidelberg, Martin (edited by); Robert A. Ellison, Jr. (essay); Betty G. Hut (catalogue)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Turn of the Century Editions: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002787


111 pages; over 200 color-photographed pots. Informative text. View more info

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Silversmiths to the Nation: Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner, 1808-1842

By: Fennimore, Donald L. and Ann K. Wagner; with contributions by Cathy Matson, Deborah Dependahl Waters, Beth Carver Wees

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Easthampton, MA, Antique Collectors Club: 2007

Seller ID: 004840


288 pages; 88 color plates showing multiple objects of that number. Roughly marking the centenary of the first U.S. exhibition of American silver at the MFA. The Winterthur Museum was pulled-in and the celebration of the Philadelphia silversmiths was underway. The catalog shows many works along with design drawings. Clean throughout; tight binding; as new. View more info

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Beauvais Carpets - Catalog V

By: Ffrench, James A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Beauvais Carpets:

Seller ID: 002746


14 carpets and 1 tapestry: the carpets from India, Persia, Turkestan, Russia, France and England; the tapestry from France. The color images are full-page; the entries on the opposite verso fill the page, too, and are informative. View more info

Image for Baroque Splendor: The Art of the Hungarian Goldsmith

Baroque Splendor: The Art of the Hungarian Goldsmith

By: Fodor, Istaván; Katalin Földi-Dózsa; Ibolya Gerelyes; Judit Hajtó-Kolba; Tibor S. Kovács; Annamária T. Németh; György Rózsa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York / Budapest, The Bard Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts / Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum: 1994

Seller ID: 002507


227 pages; 214 catalogued items illustrated in color; Seven essays with b&w illustrations. Essays are broad covering history and culture; portraiture; textiles; goldsmiths; arms and armor; Italian and Ottoman influences. View more info

Image for Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection

Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection

By: Franks, Pamela (Foreword0; Jock Reynolds (Introduction); Contributions by Andrew Hawkes, Ashley James, Jessica Kempner, et.al.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale Un iversity Art Gallery: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004812


191 pp. text volume; 194-263 pp. images volume. Two volumes in dos-à-dos binding, or back-to-back: fore edges and spines are adjacent and the volumes share a back board at the divide. An extensive collection of book art, which is not books with art within. Rather, individual books, the objects, that heve been changed by cutting, sanding, milling, wetting, bending, any process imaginable. Informative text with illustration, including an interview with Chasanoff, whose c... View more info

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Christie's South Kensington: Fans Including the Collection of the Late Dr. Paul van Saanen

By: Frost, Patricia

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Christie's South Kensington: 2004

Seller ID: 005054


48 pages; 239 lots; numerous color illustrations. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info