Item description for Dizionario del Gioello Italiano: del xix e xx secolo by Cristina Bergesio...
'A unique reference work complete in its international panorama... that covers more than a century of the history of Italian goldsmiths.' - Corriere della Sera, Milan The first complete dictionary of 19th- and 20th-century Italian jewellery shown through hundreds of photographs. This lavishly illustrated book includes more than 350 entries on the goldsmiths, designers, schools, materials, competitions, techniques, areas of production, private collections, museums, companies and trademarks from 1800 to 2004. Shown through over 400 photographs, it is organised by artist, designer and manufacturer. The entries describe their training, oeuvre, work, positions held and awards won, their main exhibitions and collectibility. For each company, the book provides the history, principal works produced, specialsations and styles, patents and clientele. Dizionario del Gioiello Italiano will be welcomed by today's jewellery collectors and designers.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 13" Width: 9.5" Height: 2" Weight: 5.9 lbs.
Release Date Jul 18, 2006
Publisher Umberto Allemandi
ISBN 8842212008 ISBN13 9788842212003