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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 739.27 FABERGÉ (Text) 33946003367187 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781911282167
  • ISBN: 1911282166
  • ISBN: 9781931485142
  • ISBN: 1931485143
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens ; 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / Kate Markert -- Acknowledgments / Wilfried Zeisler -- Introduction / Wilfried Zeisler -- Carl Fabergé, a nineteenth-century jeweler and businessman -- Fabergé workshops and branches -- Miniature portraiture and photography in Fabergé's works / Jennifer Levy -- Clientele and objects -- Empress Alexandra's presentation snuffboxes / Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm -- The Twelve monograms egg's missing surprise identified / Anna and Vincent Palmade -- Majorie Merriweather Post, collector of Fabergé -- Elevation of the True Cross icon / Galina Korneva and Tatiana Cheboksarova -- Directory of workmasters, designers, and firms -- Fabergé at Hillwood.
Summary, etc.:
The firm of Fabergé, jeweller to the Russian court, was founded in St. Petersburg in 1842. Expanded by the founder's son, Peter Carl Fabergé (1846?1920), the firm became one of the most famous jewellers of the late 19th to early 20th centuries. Major American collectors, such as Marjorie Merriweather Post, played a significant role in Fabergé's fame after the fall of the imperial regime, and her mansion at Hillwood in Washington, DC now has a collection that includes two imperial Easter eggs, silver, jewellery, hardstone, and religious items. With new photography, exquisite works of art and illuminating focus spreads by Fabergé experts, this new volume presents the firm in the broader history of nineteenth to twentieth century jewellery and goldsmithing, and documents new attributions and provenances. Exhibition: Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens, Washington DC, USA (09.06.-31.12.2018).
Subject: Fabergé, Peter Carl, 1846-1920 > Exhibitions.
Fabergé (Firm) > Exhibitions.
Post, Marjorie Merriweather > Art collections > Exhibitions.
Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens (Washington, D.C.) > Exhibitions.
Jewelry > Russia > Exhibitions.
Art objects, Russian > Exhibitions.
Art objects > Private collections > Washington (D.C.) > Exhibitions.
ART / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions.
Genre: Exhibition catalogs.
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Foreword 7(4)
Kate Markert
Acknowledgments 11(4)
Wilfried Zeisler
Introduction 15(6)
Wilfried Zeisler
Carl Faberge, A Nineteenth-Century Jeweler and Businessman
21(22)
Faberge Workshops and Branches
43(50)
Miniature Portraiture and Photography in Faberge's Works
87(6)
Jennifer Levy
Clientele and Objects
93(70)
Empress Alexandra's Presentation Snuffboxes
155(3)
Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm
The Twelve Monograms Egg's Missing Surprise Identified
158(5)
Anna
Vincent Palmade
Marjorie Merriweather Post, Collector of Faberge
163(55)
Elevation of the True Cross Icon
196(5)
Galina Korneva
Tatiana Cheboksarova
Directory of Workmasters, Designers, and Firms
201(7)
Faberge at Hillwood
208(10)
Select Bibliography 218(2)
Photographic Credits 220(1)
Index 221


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