Mediaeval European Jewellery With a Catalogue of the Collection in the Victoria & Albert Museum
|Autore/i||Ronald W. Lightbrown||Editore||Victoria & Albert Museum|
|Illustrazioni||ill. a colori e b/n n.t. - colour and b/w ills||Legatura||cart. edit. sovracc. ill. - hardcover with dust jacket|
|Conservazione||Usato come nuovo - used like new||Lingua||Inglese - English Text|
This is a complete study of all known surviving pieces of medieval jewellery. It covers 700 years of European jewellery, and there is a complete catalogue of the Victoria and Albert Museum's holdings. Chapters covers the coronal, the brooch, the penelope, the girdle and the collar.
A major work presenting a wide ranging survey of mediaeval jewellery from c.800 to c.1500, followed by a catalogue of the V.& A.'s collection. The first section covers technical and stylistic developments in the art of goldsmithing and reviews the business side of manufacturing and sales. The second section contains chapters focusing on specific types of ornamentation, often at great depth. (T-CA FLMA)
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