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THE DREAM OF A KING: DRESDEN'S GREEN VAULT. Ed. by Dirk Syndram and Claudia Brink. Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, 2011. Organized in association with Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. Published by Hirmer Verlag, Munich. Distributed in the U.S.A. by University of Chicago Press. 248 pp. with 153 ills. (147 col.). 30 x 24 cm. ISBN 9783777446011 Bilingual in English and Arabic.
Documents an exhibition that featured 57 exquisitely crafted works dating from the 16th to the 18th century that were drawn from Dresden's celebrated Green Vault, an exceptional treasury of objects assembled by August the Strong (1670-1733) as a display of princely splendor, including items made of ivory, silver, gold, bronze, rock crystal, pearl, coral and gemstones.
Indexing: Western, Europe — 1600-1800 — Metalwork, Jewelry
Plans: 71,30,02,04
Worldwide Number: 034401
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