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Pelliot, Marianne.
Verres Anciens.

Paris Editions G. van Oest:1929.

A rather scarce and beautifully produced survey of outstanding 18th century European engraved and enameled glass, some of it Russian, from private collections. Duncan notes: "Describes glasses hidden in private collections notably those of G. Moser-Millot Alexander Popov Zolonitzky Madame Wannieck Madame Felix Lemaire and Madame Lucien Sauphar also glasses in the Museum Pierre Stchoukine, Moscow". The text includes an essay on Russian glass. This is followed by the 48 plates, each of which is fully described. An elegant collection of fine antique European decorated glass.

Hardcover. 10"x13", 153 pages plus 48 b/w plates. Original softcovers bound into a very handsome gilt-decorated quarter leather binding which is fairly new but done in an authentic 18th century style. A very handsome copy and binding.

Inventory #: 16851
Price: $ 550.00      

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