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Bargellini, Clara, et al.
Mexicaans Zilver / Mexican Silver.

Gent Museum voor Sierkunst: 1993.

An extremely fine catalog which accompanied the exhibition of 16th-20th century Mexican silverwork at the Museum voor Sierkunst in Ghent. Many types of silver are illustrated and discussed, along with historical essays which include- The New-Spanish Mining Towns Extracting Silver in Colonial Times Mining and Silversmiths Trade in pre-Columbian Mexico The Silversmith's Trade in New Spain Mining and Technology in Colonial Times Baroque in the Mexican Silversmith's Trade Mexican Silverware in Neo-Classicism and Contemporary Silversmith's Trade. The photographs are clear and crisp, and there is an English/Dutch text.

Softcover. 8.5"x11", 173 pages, b/w and some color illustrations a fine copy.

Inventory #: 95004
Price: $ 75.00      

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