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Gilbert collection of gold boxes

Charles Truman

Gilbert collection of gold boxes

by Charles Truman

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Published by Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Distributed by H.N. Abrams in Los Angeles, Calif, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • California,
  • Los Angeles
    • Subjects:
    • Gilbert, Arthur, 1913- -- Art collections -- Catalogs.,
    • Gilbert, Rosalinde -- Art collections -- Catalogs.,
    • Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- Catalogs.,
    • Gold boxes -- Europe -- Catalogs.,
    • Gold boxes -- Private collections -- California -- Los Angeles -- Catalogs.,
    • Gold boxes -- California -- Los Angeles -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 424-427) and index.

      StatementCharles Truman.
      ContributionsLos Angeles County Museum of Art.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK7142 .T78 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination431 p. :
      Number of Pages431
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1552321M
      ISBN 100875871623, 0810933640
      LC Control Number91032221

        The six enamels of the Gilbert Collection snuff-box are also unsigned, and framed by distinctive translucent brown enamel (C. Truman, The Gilbert Collection of Gold Boxes, Los Angeles, , pp. , no. 77). Not only are the two boxes by Baudesson linked through their marks and translucent enamel borders, but also through their mutual. The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection is a collection of objets d'art formed by the English-born businessman Sir Arthur Gilbert, who made most of his fortune in the property business in initially becoming interested in silver, he assembled a large collection of decorative arts, which he gave the British nation in

      Gold Box found in: Metallic Dark Gold Plastic Beaded Necklaces, 31 in., Heart-Shaped Trinket Boxes with Lids, xx in., Colorful Macaron-Shaped Hinged Trinket Boxes, Small Pastel Colored Baby Favor Boxes, ct. Packs.   Book Reviews many details from it. Some of the subsidiary illus- Kenneth Snowman and Charles Truman, confidently trations are quite small and a number of references putting forth original ideas and theories, or adding require the reader to continually page through the new dimensions to the discussion of gold boxes. This book, but this is a minor annoyance. Some minor cor- volume Author: Williams, Elizabeth.

      Going for Gold: Craftsmanship and Collecting of Gold Boxes 26 - 28 November A year after the opening of the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Galleries at the V&A, the Museum in collaboration with the Wallace Collection is celebrating the art of the gold box in 18 th and 19 century Europe. Leading international experts will speak on.   Sir Arthur and his wife Rosalinde started collecting in the s and gradually built the most comprehensive collection of micromosaics ever formed, a magnificent range of gold and silver from the 15th to 19th centuries – particularly decorative gold boxes – and a fine display of portrait miniatures.


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Connecting seamlessly to the museum’s main silver galleries, the Gilbert collections are arranged by object type: silver and gold treasures, miniatures, gold boxes, and micromosaics. Walk through the galleries one way and you follow a story of objects and techniques.

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With Anna Somers Cocks, he co-authored The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection: Renaissance Jewellery, Gold Boxes and Objets de Vertu (London, ). The first volume of his book The Gilbert Collection of Gold Boxes, was published in by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).Born: 5 AprilStratton Audley, Oxfordshire.

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