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

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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book, entirely engraved

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


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


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