Treasures from the Al Thani Collection. Exhibitions held in The Palace Museum, Beijing, 2018.

This three-volume set covers two exhibitions held in the Meridian Hall Galleries of the Forbidden City in Beijing in 2018. The exhibitions are a monumental survey of pieces from the Al Thani Collection together with very prestigious loans from the al-Sabah and Ortiz collections and the Fabergé Museum.

The first volume of the set documents the exhibition “The Gems and Jewels of India”. It is split into different sections including: The Mughal Treasury; Dynastic Gem and Jewels; Objects of Jade and Rock Crystal; Objects in Gold and Enamel; Regalia and Jewelled Ornaments; Cartier and the Great European Jewellers, and, finally, Contemporary Creations.

The second and third volumes both document a second exhibition, held in 2018, entitled “Masterpieces from a Royal Collection”. Volume II focuses on ‘The Ancient World’ and ‘The Wider World’. The former includes Egyptian, Greek and Roman, Mesopotamian and Iranian works as well as Central Asian treasures, whilst the latter has objects from China, Pre- Columbian Central and South America, Africa and the Pacific.

Volume III is split more specifically into ‘The Islamic World’ and ‘The European World’. Each theme is further devided into sub sections which cover all aspects of art including Manuscripts, Miniatures, Metalwork and Textiles, or Medieval Reliquaries, Limoges Enamels, Renaissance Jewellery, Rock Crystal and Wunderkammer objects, Silver, Jewellery (Cartier, Melerio, Chaumet, Bolin) and 54 pieces by Fabergé.

Text in English and Chinese.

117863

Price:   £350.00  ISBN 9787513410977

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Islam e Firenze. Arte e Collezionismo dai Medici al Novecento. Exhibition: Florence, The Uffizi and The Bargello. 2018.

All aspects of Islamic art and its influences in, and on, Florence from the early Renaissance period up to the modern era are covered in this survey, dual venue, exhibition curated by Giovanni Curatola.

The catalogue includes essays on Islamic objects depicted in Florentine art during the Renaissance, near Eastern ceramics imported into Florence and its influence on local production, Islamic metalwork in Italy up to the end of the 16th century, Florentine and Islamic textiles, the collecting of carpets and a study of the Islamic arms in the Medici armoury.

 

351 pages with over 450 colour illustrations

Text in Italian.

117853   £ 50.00

ISBN 9788809869424

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Treasures from the Al Thani collection.

The Palace Museum and The Al Thani Collection. Exhibition: Beijing, Palace Museum, 2018. Two concurrent exhibitions in the Meridian Hall Galleries of the Forbidden City.

Exhibition 1. The Gems and Jewels of India

Volume I. 399 pages.

Exhibition 2. Masterpieces from a Royal Collection

Volumes II & III. 751 pages.

A lavishly illustrated three volume set bound with stiff paper covers in two slipcases. A monumental survey of pieces from the Al Thani Collection together with a very few select loans.

Text in English and Chinese.

117863  £ 350.00

 

 

New In: Roman Drawings before 1800. Now only £15!

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Ursula Verena Fischer Pace, ed. Chris Fischer, Roman Drawings before 1800, 2014, 277 pages, fully illustrated in colour with over 200 images, hardback, 30.5 x 20.5cm.

Roman Drawings before 1800 is the seventh in a series of catalogues of drawings from the collection of the Department of Prints and Drawings at the Statens Museum For Kunst, Copenhagen (see below). 

It presents a large number of works spanning four centuries including drawings by Maratti, Raphael and Zuccari. Each catalogue entry is fully illustrated, complete with a bibliography, provenance and a comprehensive description. History of the collection by Christ Fischer with Jens Heinet Knudsen and Jesper Svenningsen. Contains a list of catalogue numbers, inventory numbers and present and former collocation numbers.

German Drawings before 1540 (2000)
Central Italian Drawings (2001)
French Drawings of the 19th and 20th centuries (2002)
The Genoese Drawings (2004)
Neapolitan Drawings (2006)
British Drawings (2008)

Special Offer – £15

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New In! Les Collections de Monsieur Frère de Louis XIV

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Traces the evolution and use of French silverware in the time of Louis XIV, as represented in the now dispersed collection of silverware, jewellery and precious metal of his brother, Philippe d’Orléans, here reconstructed through the study of private archives and inventories, with previously unpublished objects and new research on the French national collections.

By Paul Micio, Somogy, 2014, 360 pages, with 220 illustrations and a CD-Rom, Hard cover, 32 x 24 cms, text in French, £45

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