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SILBER UND GOLD: AUGSBURGER GOLDSCHMIEDEKUNST FUR DIE HOFE EUROPAS (Silver and Gold: Augsburg Goldsmithery for the Courts of Europe). Ed. by Reinhold Baumstark and Helmut Seling. Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich, 1994. Published in association with Hirmer Verlag, Munich. 690 pp. with 361 ills. (177 col.) and 277 reference ills. 30 x 24 cm. LC 94-221023 ISBN 377746290X In German.
An extensive examination of Augsburg's preeminent status as a center for the production of fine metalwork from the 16th through the 18th century, this massive catalogue features excellent reproductions and detailed scholarly discussions of 178 objects drawn from dozens of European and Russian public and private collections, including ceremonial vessels, elaborate clocks, mirrors and candelabra, silver chairs and tables, numerous platters and tureens, and other diverse works. Eleven substantial essays that survey the outstanding achievements of Augsburg goldsmiths in the creation of virtuoso pieces for royal courts throughout Europe preface a ten-part thematic presentation of the featured works, each section accompanied by a critical essay.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — 1600-1800 — Metalwork
Plans: 01,06,15,30
Worldwide Number: 024438
Hardcover $95.00    

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