Zolotoe i Cerebryanoe Delo XV-XX vv. (Territoriya SSSR) / L'Orfevrerie et la Bijouterie au XV-XX ss. (Territoire de l'URSS)

Moscow: Edition Nauka, 1983. Hardcover. Brown cloth with gold lettering; 375 pp. with color and bw images throughout. Good and clean but with light foxing to page edges. Binding a bit loose, and dj missing. Former owner's name on ffep (former Russian art curator). Item #139324.1

Text in Russian with a French summary. Goldsmiths and Jewelers of the 15th to 20th centuries in Russia and the USSR. Extensive essay material and photos of exquisite jewels, chalices, iconography and other metalwork. A main part of the book is a catalogue of jewelers' and metal workers' hallmarks with names and dates the marks were used. An amazing reference. There were 1967 and 1995 editions of this as well. This is the 1983 edition.

Price: $100.00