Engraved Gems

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Engraved Gems

Author : Maxwell Sommerville
ISBN : UOM:39015049848297
Genre : Cameos
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Engraved Gems

Author : Clifford Brown
ISBN : 0300076975
Genre : Art
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Category: Art

Engraved Gems Their History And An Elaborate View Of Their Place In Art 1889

Author : Maxwell Sommerville
ISBN : 1436836476
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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
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Hellenistic Engraved Gems

Author : Dimitris Plantzos
ISBN : UOM:39015047700573
Genre : Social Science
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This volume follows the development of Greek gem engraving from Alexander to Augustus. Hellenistic gems are studied in their archaeological context with an assessment of the evidence of their use, significance, and value. The book focuses on subject-matter, technique, and style, as well as problems of chronology and distribution.
Category: Social Science

Handbook Of Engraved Gems 1866

Author : C. W. King
ISBN : 0766151646
Genre : Social Science
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1866. This subject embraces a wider range of antiquity than any other branch of archeology, and this, as in point of artistic value, possesses an immeasurable superiority over the science of numismatics. This textbook is composed for the general reader and treats the subject in a more compendious manner and principally exhibits bearings upon art and history for the lovers of antiquity.
Category: Social Science

Handbook Of Engraved Gems

Author : C. W. King
ISBN : 141010348X
Genre : Nature
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Originally published in 1885, this work covers details of classical ornamentation of precious and not so precious stones, including rings, signets, cylinder seals, brooches, and other objects in everyday, business and ceremonial use. The author is particularly concerned with the language and symbolism of the decoration.This erudite text covers the history of Western intaglio gems from antiquity to the Renaissance with emphasis on ancient Greek and Roman gems. The second half of the work includes an analysis of copper plate and woodcut engravings concerning ancient artists.
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Engraved Gems Of The Carolingian Empire

Author : Genevra Kornbluth
ISBN : 0271042885
Genre : Nature
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Medieval Europe offers a pageant of almost incredible richness: King Arthur and his round table, demons and cathedrals, Charlemagne and his paladins. The Carolingian culture of the late eighth to late tenth centuries (in what is now France, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and northern Italy) offers more than its fair share of achievements. This heavily illustrated study examines one revealing legacy of Charlemagne's heirs and his people--the Carolingian gems of rock crystal, jet, and agate engraved with complex figural scenes, which have never before been studied as a group. These objects have been largely ignored in the scholarship of medieval art, partly because of the difficulty of access. Genevra Kornbluth assembles for the first time all twenty surviving gems, from small seal matrices to the forty-one-figure "Susanna crystal" in London, along with information about lost works. The unique features of each gem are made visible in over 200 detailed black-and-white photographs, often highly magnified and produced using new techniques developed to record transparent engraving. Kornbluth fully analyzes the techniques of manufacture, style, chronology, iconography, and patronage of each gem and examines their social functions, the organization and status of the artisans who created them, and relations between media. The gems are presented as evidence of the rich diversity of the Carolingian culture, rather than as reflections of an artistic program dictated by the imperial courts; they are also seen to be essentially new creations, drawing on earlier visual traditions but adapting their sources to address contemporary concerns.
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Ancient Gems

Author : John Henry Middleton
ISBN : UOM:39015004801406
Genre : Classical antiquities
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Classical Engraved Gems From Turkey And Elsewhere

Author : Sheila Hoey Middleton
ISBN : UVA:X006137022
Genre : Social Science
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An illustrated catalogue of 59 engraved gems from the Wright Collection, most of which are from Turkey and Yugoslavia. The collection includes Phoenician and Etruscan scarabs and ringstones and cameos dating from the Hellenistic, Roman, Sasanian, Late Antique, Renaissance and Modern periods. The largest group is Roman and includes gems engraved with deities, Bacchic themes, heroes, symbols, portraits and animals.
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Handbook Of Engraved Gems

Author : Charles William King
ISBN : OXFORD:302197063
Genre : Art, Ancient
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Catalogue Of Engraved Gems Of The Classical Style

Author : Gisela Marie Augusta Richter
ISBN : 0353181110
Genre : History
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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