Decorative arts

The Wallace Collection: Catalogue of Glass and Limoges Painted Enamels

400 pages, jacketed hardback, 305 x 245 mm, 440 illustrations
PRICE: £150.00
ISBN: 978 0 900785 85 6

 

All the exquisite glasses and Limoges painted enamels in the Wallace Collection are published together for the first time as part of a new series of catalogues raisonnés. Approximately sixty glasses and thirty painted enamels are showcased within the catalogue, demonstrating both the delicacy of colour and technical superiority of Venetian and Venetian-style glass, as well as the vibrancy and relflective character of Limoges enamels. Of particular significance among the glassware are a calcedonio goblet, a trick-glass tazza and a chalice-shaped goblet enamelled with the Crucifixtion, whilst the finest Limoges enamels are lavishly embellished with religious and secular iconography. Read more


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