Exceptionally comprehensive, easy-to-use guide surveys the evolution of historic ornament in architecture and the applied arts-from primitive ornaments of Oceania, Egypt, and Assyria to a Gothic doorway in Amiens, the tomb of Lorenzo de Medici, and a classic early-nineteenth-century sofa by Thomas Hope. Hundreds of the author's line illustrations depict designs typical of many periods of style. Unabridged reprint of the 6th edition (1948) of A Manual of Historic Ornament, originally published in 1899 by B. T. Batsford, Ltd., London. Over 700 b/w illustrations. 16 plates of photographs.CLOISONNaamp; enamel is that in which the cloisons or cells are formed by soldering thin, flat wire of metal upon a plate of copper, the cloisons being filled with the various enamels, in powder or in paste ; then, in order to vitrify the enamel, it isanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Manual of Historic Ornament|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 1948|