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The Wrightsman Collection, 4-Volume Set

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The Wrightsman Collection, 4-Volume Set
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The Wrightsman Collection, 4-Volume Set
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art | 1970 | ISBN: 087099008X | English | PDF | 1640 pages | 176.85 Mb

Catalogue of the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Wrightsman. This is regarded as the foremost private collection in The United States of French eighteenth century furniture and objet d'art. Volume 1: Furniture; Volume 2: Furniture, Gilt Bronzes and Carpets: Volume 3: Furniture, Snuff Boxes and Silver. Volume 4: Porcelain. Entries include detailed descriptions and photographs, useful glossary and bibliographies also make these valuable works of reference.
Foreword
Preface
Introduction

Furniture: Menuserie

Chairs
Sofas
Sets of Chairs
Stools
Picture Frames
Dog Kennels
Pedestals
Plant Stands
Screens
Tables

Furniture: Ebenisterie

Cabinets
Jewel Casket
Chests of Drawers
Corner Cupboards
Desks
Shelves
Tables


Tables (continued)

Gilt Bronze and Mounted Porcelain

Candelabra
Candlesticks
Chandeliers
Clocks
Chimney Furniture
Inkstands
Lamps
Porcelain
Mirrors
Perfume Burners
Urns
Wall Lights
Mounted Oriental
Porcelain
Mounted European

Carpets and Chimney Pieces

Carpets
Chimney Pieces

Appendix
Savonnerie Carpets
Saint-Cyr Embroidery

Biographies of Craftsmen
Furniture Makers
Bronzeworkers, Designers, Goldsmiths, Sculptors, etc.

Glossary

Bibliography
Books
Periodicals (General)
Periodical Articles
Exhibition Catalogues

Indexes


Preface

Furniture and Gilt Bronze, continued from Volume II

Menuiserie
Boiserie
Ébénisterie
Gilt Bronze

Gold Boxes

Introduction
Catalogue

Porcelain and Enamel Boxes

Silver and Silver Gilt

Bookbindings, etc.

Biographies of Goldsmiths
Glossary
Bibliography
Index of Craftsmen
General Index


Preface

Meissen Porcelain

Introduction
Bird Sculptures
Ornaments
Tableware

Sévres and Other French Porcelain

Introduction
Ornaments
Statuettes
Saint-Cloud
Chantilly
Mennecy

Chelsea and Other English Porcelain

Introduction
Scent Bottles
Tableware
Derby
Longton Hall
Bow
Worcester

Oriental Porcelain

Introduction
Catalogue

Biographies of Goldsmiths
Glossary
Bibliography
Index of Craftsmen
General Index

The Wrightsman Collection, 4-Volume Set


The Wrightsman Collection, 4-Volume Set