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Eléments d'orfèvrerie, divisés en deux parties de cinquante feuilles chacune composés par Pierre Germain marchand orfevre joaillier

1748
Designed by Pierre II Germain (French, 1703–1783), Designed by Jacques Roettiers III (French, 1707–1784), Engraved by Jean Jacques Pasquier (French, died in 1785), Engraved by Jean Charles Baquoy (French, 1721–1777)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Guilmard, p. 175; Berlin 1066

Dimensions

Overall: 24.4 x 19.5 x 3 cm (9 5/8 x 7 11/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.908

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book, entirely engraved

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: chez l’auteur, 1748) Quarto; 105 leaves; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (Chambolle-Duru).

Designs for ecclesiastic and secular silver and gold objects


Paris: chez l’auteur, 1748

Provenance

Unidentified armorial bookplate with motto "Honi soit qui mal y pense"; Miss Theodora Wilbour, by whom given to MFA, December 13, 1945.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Theodora Wilbour