Gold, jasper and carnelian : Johann Christian Neuber at the Saxon court (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Gold, jasper and carnelian : Johann Christian Neuber at the Saxon court

Author: Johann Christian Neuber; Alexis PNHEADING Kugel; CNHEADING Grünes Gewölbe (Museum : Dresden, Germany).; CNHEADING Frick Collection.
Publisher: London : Paul Holberton, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Johann Christian Neuber (1736-1808) was a goldsmith and mineralogist at the Saxon Court. In 1769 he became director of the Grünes Gewölbe, the magnificent State Treasury, and was appointed court jeweler in 1775. He specialized in creating small gold boxes, chatelaines and watchcases decorated with semiprecious stones, such as agate, jasper and carnelian. This lavishly illustrated book will give readers their first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogues raisonnés
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Named Person: Johann Christian Neuber; Johann Christian Neuber; Johann Christian Neuber; Johann Christian Neuber
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johann Christian Neuber; Alexis PNHEADING Kugel; CNHEADING Grünes Gewölbe (Museum : Dresden, Germany).; CNHEADING Frick Collection.
ISBN: 9781907372360 1907372369
OCLC Number: 1158802626
Notes: Published to coincide with exhibitions of Neuber's work held at the Grünes Gewölbe, Dresden and the Frick Collection, New York.
"First published in France in 2012 under the title Le luxe, le goût, la science: Neubert orfèvre à la cour de Saxe."
Description: 423 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm.
Other Titles: Luxe, le goût, la science.
Johann Christian Neuber at the Saxon court
Responsibility: edited by Alexis Kugel.

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The goldsmith and mineralogist Johann Christian Neuber (1736-1808) was one of the greatest masters of the gold objet which he in particular decorated to splendid effect with semiprecious stones.  Read more...

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