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Russian silver in America 1 edition

Russian silver in America
Anne Odom

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Russian silver in America
surviving the melting pot
Anne Odom

Published 2011 by Hillwood Museum and Gardens Foundation, In association with D. Giles Ltd. in Washington, D.C, London .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Traces the history of Russian silver from before 1700 to 1917, following its fate in the 1920s and 1930s, when much of it was sold to American collectors and is now found in many public museums"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Major American collectors : contrasts in taste and focus
Transition to Western styles : silver before 1700
Triumph of the Baroque : Peter and Elizabeth
Rococo to Neoclassicism : Catherine and Paul
Revival styles from Empire to Neorococo : Alexander I and Nicholas I
The Russian style to Faberge
Faberge to Modernism
The Revolution and the fate of Russian silver
Comments on marks
Glossary.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
739.2/309470973
Library of Congress
NK7156.A1 O36 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24384829M
ISBN 13
9781904832812, 9781931485098
LC Control Number
2010039243

History

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