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Item Number: 137447
Title: From Invention to Perfection : Masterpieces of Eighteenth-Century Decorative Art
Author: Andres-Acevedo, Sarah-Katharina ; Hans Ottomeyer (eds)
Price: Not Available
ISBN: 9783897904422
Description: Stuttgart: Arnoldsche, 2016. 27cm., hardcover, 416pp., 346 color illus. English text.

Contents: From Invention to Perfection ; Late Baroque or goût moderne ; Lidded Tankards from Böttger Stoneware ; From Distant Worlds: Chocolate, Tea, Coffee ; Rococo or goût pittoresque ; “Most Strangely Wonderful” - The “China Fashion” in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century European Art ; Höroldt and Kaendler - Two Outstanding Artists of the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory Competing against each Other on Their Way to the Pinnacle of Perfection ; Lacquer in the Eighteenth Century: The Europeanisation of an Asian Art ; “The Senses Are a Faculty of the Soul for Being Affected by Objects. . .” - Thoughts on Baroque Dining Culture ; Early Neoclassicism or goût grec.

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