Menshikova, Maria et al: SILVER WONDERS FROM THE EAST: FILIGREE OF THE TSARS. 2006. 128 pp. Numerous colour illustrations. B/w text illustrations. 24x17 cm. Boards.
Accompanies an exhibition in 2006 at the Hermitage Museum in Amsterdam that presents a fine selection from the rich collection of filigree in the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. The 80 pieces from the Hermitage are augmented by 22 from Dutch collections. Among the highlights are Catherine the Great's toilet sets. The two sets, one from China and one from India, are unique and consist of a mirror and dozens of accompanying objects. All exhibits have Chinese or Indian motifs and ornaments.
Subjects: Silver Export Art
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 125 in printed List 195.
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