Collecting Inspiration Edward C. Moore at Tiffany & Co.
ISBN: HB: 9781588396907, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2021
320 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 275 colour illus.
Edward C. Moore (1827-1891) was the creative leader who brought unparalleled originality and success to Tiffany & Co. during the late 19th century. A silversmith, designer, and prodigious collector, Moore sought out exceptional objects from around th...
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Enlightened Eclecticism The Grand Design of the 1st Duke and Duchess of Northumberland
ISBN: HB: 9781913107178, Yale University Press, June 2021
400 pp., 28.4x24.6 cm, 285 colour and black&white illus.
The central decades of the 18th century in Britain were crucial to the history of European taste and design. One of the period's most important campaigns of patronage and collecting was that of the 1st Duke and Duchess of Northumberland: Sir Hugh Smi...
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Daniel Cottier Designer, Decorator, Dealer
ISBN: HB: 9781913107185, Yale University Press, May 2021
256 pp., 27x21.6 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
This book follows the phenomenal rise of Daniel Cottier (1838-1891) from an apprentice coach painter in Glasgow to the founder of Cottier & Co., a fine and decorative arts business with branches in London, New York, Sydney and Melbourne. This gifted...
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French Rococo Ebénisterie in the J. Paul Getty Museum 
ISBN: PB: 9781606066300, Getty Publications, April 2021
372 pp., 0x0 cm
The first comprehensive catalogue of the Getty Museum's significant collection of French Rococo ebenisterie furniture. This catalogue focuses on French ebenisterie furniture in the Rococo style dating from 1735 to 1760. These splendid objects directl...
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Berber Memories Women and Jewelry in Morocco
ISBN: HB: 9780300253955, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, November 2020
480 pp., 33x25.4 cm, 700 illus.
The Berbers, also known as Amazigh, are an ethnic group indigenous to North and West Africa. For hundreds of years, Berber tribes of Morocco have created intricate jewelry to adorn the bodies of Berber women not merely to aesthetic ends, but to conve...
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Majolica Mania Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850-1915
ISBN: SET: 9780300251043, Yale University Press, November 2020
888 pp., 30.4x24.1 cm, 1200 colour and black&white illus.
Colorful, wildly imaginative, and technically innovative, majolica was functional and aesthetic ceramic ware. Its subject matter reflects a range of 19th-century preoccupations, from botany and zoology to popular humor and the macabre. "Majolica Mani...
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Ceramics of Iran Islamic Pottery in the Sarikhani Collection
ISBN: HB: 9780300254280, Yale University Press, October 2020
528 pp., 29.8x24.1 cm, 530 colour and black&white illus.
Featuring a broad selection of objects from one of the most distinguished collections of Iranian art, this volume brings together over 1,000 years of Persian Islamic pottery. With more than 500 illustrations, authoritative technical treatises, and in...
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Tudor Textiles
ISBN: HB: 9780300244120, Yale University Press, April 2020
208 pp., 26.6x21.5 cm, 132 colour illus.
At the Tudor Court, textiles were ubiquitous in decor and ceremony. Tapestries, embroideries, carpets, and hangings were more highly esteemed than paintings and other forms of decorative art. Indeed, in 16th-century Europe, fine textiles were so cost...
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Arms and Armor Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
ISBN: HB: 9780876332924, Yale University Press, February 2020
312 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 415 colour illus.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art's holdings of arms and armor are among the finest of their kind in the world. Presenting nearly 100 masterpieces from the collection, this lavishly illustrated volume includes complete armors and armor elements, swords,...
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Bard Graduate Center at 25 Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780300251081, Yale University Press, February 2020
432 pp., 24.1x17.1 cm, 400 colour and black&white illus.
This handsome publication celebrates the first 25 years of the institution founded by Dr. Susan Weber in 1993. Located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Bard Graduate Center (BGC) has become the leading research center in the United States dedicat...
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