Ancient Glass in the J. Paul Getty Museum
ISBN: PB: 9781606069196, Getty Publications, February 2025
436 pp., 27,9x21,6 cm, 650 colour illus.
The J. Paul Getty Museum's collection of ancient glass – astonishingly delicate, richly hued, and fancifully shaped-is among the most celebrated in the United States. With objects ranging from the Bronze Age to the medieval period (1500 BCE - 1000 CE...
85.00 GBP
Ancient Thrace and the Classical World Treasures from Bulgaria, Romania, and Greece
ISBN: HB: 9781606069400, Getty Publications, November 2024
408 pp., 29,2x24,1 cm, 310 colour illus.
The Thracians – a collection of tribal peoples who inhabited territories north of ancient Greece, an area that comprises present-day Bulgaria, much of Romania, and parts of Greece and Turkey-were renowned for their skill as warriors and horsemen, as...
55.00 GBP
Vetripedia: Masterpieces of Venetian Glass Three Volumes in a Slipcase
ISBN: SET: 9783791377391, Prestel Publishing, October 2024
1712 pp., 32,0x30,0 cm, 3285 colour illus.
This magnificent and unprecedented three-volume set showcases one of the world's most important collections of twentieth-century Venetian glass – 1.000 masterpieces marvelously photographed and cataloged by a renowned expert in the field. Celebrated...
400.00 GBP
Naseby Cup Coins and Medals of the English Civil War
ISBN: PB: 9780300275865, Yale University Press, June 2024
144 pp., 24,8x21,0 cm, 185 colour illus.
A detailed presentation of the iconic Naseby Cup that illuminates the Victorian vessel's extraordinary numismatic importance and contextualizes the circumstances surrounding its creation. One of the most exceptional numismatic objects in the world,...
20.00 GBP
Julian Stair Memory, Material, Ceramics
ISBN: HB: 9780300278071, Yale University Press, May 2024
318 pp., 28,0x22,5 cm, 250 colour illus.
The first comprehensive account of the pioneering ceramic work of Julian Stair. Julian Stair (b. 1955) is one of the UK's leading ceramic artists, with a prolific career spanning five decades. Exploring an extensive range of work in different mater...
40.00 GBP
Novels, Needleworks, and Empire Material Entanglements in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World
ISBN: HB: 9780300270785, Yale University Press, May 2024
312 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 38 black&white illus.
The first sustained study of the vibrant links between domestic craft and British colonialism. In the eighteenth century, women's contributions to empire took fewer official forms than those collected in state archives. Their traces were recorded i...
50.00 GBP
Picture Worlds Storytelling on Greek, Moche, and Maya Pottery
ISBN: PB: 9781606069059, Getty Publications, April 2024
208 pp., 25,4x22,9 cm, 113 colour illus.
This abundantly illustrated volume is the first to explore the painted pottery of the ancient Greek, Moche, and Maya cultures side by side. Satyrs and sphinxes, violent legumes, and a dancing maize deity figure in the stories painted on the pottery...
35.00 GBP
Mingei Art Without Heroes
ISBN: HB: 9780300274288, Yale University Press, March 2024
168 pp., 27,0x21,6 cm, 121 colour illus.
An exploration of the evolution of the Japanese Mingei (folk art) movement within the context of today's concerns. Originating in Japan in the 1920s, the Mingei movement was based on the principle that beauty is inherent in handmade, everyday objec...
35.00 GBP
Massimiliano Locatelli Editions
ISBN: PB: 9788867496105, Idea Books, February 2024
232 pp., 21,0x31,0 cm, colour and black&white illus., language: English
An anthology featuring a selection of furniture and lamps designed over the years by architect and designer Massimiliano Locatelli. Massimiliano Locatelli (born 1967 in Milan) is an architect and designer. He studied architecture at the Milan Polytec...
44.20 EUR
Utsuwa Katachi The Beauty Within
ISBN: PB: 9784903348698, Idea Books, February 2024
162 pp., 22,0x27,0 cm, colour illus., language: Japanese/English
Japanese bowls, plates, pots, and "katakuchi" (traditional sake bowls) each possess distinct shapes and names, varying according to their use. The phrase "beauty of use" was coined to describe the simplicity and elegance of "utsuwa" (ceramic vessels)...
25.25 EUR