Historische Bestecke Formenwandel von der Altsteinzeit bis zur Moderne. 3500 verschiedene Besteckbstandteile aus der privaten Sammlung des Autors werden in diesem Band vorgestellt. Zweisprachige Ausgabe: Deutsch/Englisch
List Price: $210.00
Publisher: Arnoldsche Art Publishers
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 10.25" wide x 13.25" long x 2.50" tall
The more than 3,500 items in this unique private collection of cutlery, illustrated with 450 large colour plates, present the expert and the amateur with an outstanding survey of the changing shapes of eating implements from the palaeolithic to the twentieth century. The complete collection is divided into three parts:- Part 1 covers cutlery from prehistoric times to the seventeenth/eighteenth century. Part 2 unites 'table-ware' from the eighteenth century to the classicist period, which means cutlery laid out to 'cover' the table (as in cover charge), an extension of its earlier derivation from French 'coutelier', a cutter. Part 3 shows cutlery from the Historicism of the Neue Sachlichkeit More...
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