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Rings of the 20th and 21st centuries : the Alice and Louis Koch collection = Ringe des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts : die Sammlung Alice und Louis Koch

Author: Anna Beatriz Chadour-Sampson; Saskia Bontjes van Beek; Schweizerisches Landesmuseum,
Publisher: Stuttgart : Arnoldsche Art Publishers, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The Alice and Louis Koch Collection of finger rings was originally collated by a jeweler from Frankfurt am Main, once described as the German 'Cartier and Fabergé'. By 1909 the collection comprised 1,722 rings from Antiquity to 1900. René Lalique, a contemporary of the time, was included, undoubtedly as a modernizer of the ring form. In the past twenty-five years the fourth generation of the family continued where  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Named Person: Alice Koch; Louis Koch; Alice Koch
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Beatriz Chadour-Sampson; Saskia Bontjes van Beek; Schweizerisches Landesmuseum,
ISBN: 9783897905160 3897905167
OCLC Number: 1035758317
Language Note: Parallel text in English and German.
Description: 519 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: The Alice and Louis Koch Collection Today --
Catalogue. Art Nouveau and Art Déco until 1945 --
The Emergence of Modernism 1900-1945 --
The Ring as an Art form after 1945 --
Osterreich/ Austria --
Belgien und die Niederlande/Belgium and the Netherlands --
Osteuropa/Eastern Europe --
Frankreich/France --
Deutschland/ Germany --
GroBbritannien/Great Britain --
Griechenland, ltalien und Israel/Greece, Italy and Israel --
Skandinavien/ Scandinavia --
Spanien und Portugal/Spain and Portugal --
Schweiz/Switzerland --
Afrika/ Africa --
Amerika/ America --
Asien/ Asia --
Australien und Neuseeland/ Australia and New Zealand --
Concise Biographies of Artist Jewellers.
Other Titles: Ringe des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts :
Responsibility: Beatriz Chadour-Sampson ; translator: Saskia Bontjes van Beek.

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600 rings by international artist jewellers document how these miniature works of art have become modern sculptures showcasing new materials and techniques, daring designs and current themes.  Read more...

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