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WARTSKI: THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY YEARS. Geoffrey C. Munn. Antique Collectors' Club Ltd, Woodbridge, 2015. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, Easthampton. 288 pp. with 365 ills. (256 col.). 32 x 25 cm. ISBN 9781851497843 In English.
Publisher's description: Wartski is a family firm of art and antique dealers, specializing in fine jewelry, gold boxes, silver and works of art by Carl Faberge. The firm was founded in Bangor, North Wales in 1865 by Morris Wartski, maternal great-grandfather of the present day Chairman. From King George V to JFK and Elizabeth Taylor, Wartski's London showroom has welcomed the great and the good of the modern era. They visit to view and buy the company's fabulous stock of goldsmiths work and jewelry, not least the celebrated works of Faberge. BBC Antiques Roadshow expert, Geoffrey C. Munn, tells the remarkable story of how the jewelry firm rose from humble beginnings in Bangor, North Wales, to become the preeminent Mayfair jewelers and antique dealers specializing in the work of Carl Faberge and Russian objets d'art. Wartski - The First 150 Years is lavishly illustrated throughout with images of the celebrated jewels and their illustrious owners.
Artist(s):Wartski (firm)
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — Several Periods — Metalwork, Jewelry
Plans: 73,30
Worldwide Number: 165314
Hardcover, boxed $125.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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