Secret Treasures of Russia One Thousand Years of Gold and Silver from the State History Museum Moscow


New, unread with the cover slightly scratched and other surface wear. Full color photographs throughout show the remarkable range of jewellery and gold and silver objects - all 297 of them - from the 14th Century all the way up through the early 20th Century. Examples include crowns, tea services, elaborate church art and jewelry, from simple, modest pieces to exquisitely crafted brooches and necklaces. The exhibition Secret Treasures of Russia toured Australia in 1992 and this book is the exhibit catalog. In this exhibition, the principal periods of Russian history are shown through the evolution of the art of jewelry and gold and silver objects. Some of the finest examples of gold and silver work that is owned and housed in Moscow are presented in this wonderful OOP book. Expert commentary in the book reveal the culture and tell the history of Russia's craft heritage. ; Color Photographs; 160 pages

Title: Secret Treasures of Russia One Thousand Years of Gold and Silver from the State History Museum Moscow

Author Name: Staff of State History Museum, Moscow and Art Exhibitions Australia

Illustrator: Illustrated by Alekseev, Nikolai (illustrator)

Categories: Gems & Jewelry, Gems & Jewelry, Decorative Arts, Slavic Art, Gold & Silver, Exhibit, Museum, Auction Catalogues,

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Art Exhibitions Australia: 1992

ISBN: 1875460039

ISBN 13: 9781875460038

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: As New

Size: 8 1/2" x 10 1/2"

Seller ID: 3729

Keywords: State History Museum Moscow Russian history evolution of the art of jewelry and gold and silver objects crowns, tea services, elaborate church art and jewelry Jewellry,