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Tells the story of George Daniels, the master mechanic, who was born into poverty in London but raised himself to become the greatest watchmaker of the twentieth century. This revised edition also contains a section that illustrates and describes over thirty of the pocket and wrist-watches Daniels himself has made...
In Spring 2017 an exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge will explore the material culture of piety in the Renaissance Italian home.
The Beverley Gem Collection at Alnwick Castle is one of the most distinguished in Great Britain still in private hands. It reflects the longstanding interest of the English nobility in both assembling and commissioning gemstones.
This handsome volume, written and compiled by three of the foremost experts on gems and semi-precious stones, is the first to catalogue, illustrate and describe all the pieces in the Guy Ladriere Collection.
This book explores the significance of beautiful and engaging objects - chosen, acquired, personalised and treasured - to the people who once owned them. With over 300 works discussed, it takes us on a dazzling visual adventure through the decorative arts, from Renaissance luxuries wrought in glass, bronze and maiolica...
Garth Evans is a sculptor as capable of evoking intimacy and simplicity as he is of dealing with the monumental and the timeless. In this complete survey of his career, Evans emerges as one of the most creative and influential artists to bridge the generation of Antony Caro and Philip...