Arts / Antiques & Collectables - General / Scent Bottles by Kate Foster Kate Foster The Connoisseur and Michael Joseph: hardcover in dust jacket: approximately 6.2 x 9.75 inches tall: undated but believed 1966: 111 pages including index: black and white illustrations: full-page colour plates.  Synopsis: An illustrated and comprehensive history of the scent bottle; tracing its development from sixth century B C in Egypt, through  Greek and Roman periods, to a flourishing trade in Europe and the 19th century.  Designed for the scholar,  collectors and  general readers the book provides details of manufacture,  materials, forms,  craftsmen , china factories, silversmiths, goldsmiths and "toy men".  Contents include scent  bottles from Egypt, Syria, Rhodes , Greece , Corinth, Rome, Germany, France, England, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Denmark, and Russia made from terracotta, sand-core glass, mould-blown glass, white and blue glass,verre eglomise ( simulated needlework),  gold mounted glass, amethyst glass, cut glass, gold mountd enamel, Italian enamel, German enamel, French enamel, English enamel, Staffordshire enamel, Battersea enamel, various forms of porcelain, gold, silver, precious metal and gem stones.  The factories  represented include:- Chelsea(animal , fish, bird, and figure scent bottles), Chelsea  Gouyn  (girl in a swing scent bottles), Torner, Wedgwood, Meissen, Ludwigsburg, Kloster- Veilsdorf,  Du Paquier Vienna, Capo-di-Monte and others.  Goldsmiths  silversmiths and "toymen"  include:-Johannes Dinglinger, Richard Boult, Michael Boult, Jean Boptiste Francois Cheret,  William and Mary Deard, Joseph Lowe , Benvenuto Cellini, and John Rich.  96 black and white illustrations and 8 coloured plates support the text.  Condition: dust jacket edges  rubbed: Price corner removed: some discoloration to endpapers: preliminary lists of colour plates , list of illustrations and blank pages following index foxed: text and illustrations clean and good: overall worn but collectable used books
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  • Book Title: Scent Bottles
  • Author: Kate Foster
  • ISBN: MW00188118
  • Publisher: Connoisseur. Michael Joseph
  • Year Published: undated c.1966
  • Our Normal Price: £16.50 GBP ($21.29 USD)
  • 22% Discounted Price: £12.87 GBP ($16.60 USD)
  • Description: The Connoisseur and Michael Joseph: hardcover in dust jacket: approximately 6.2 x 9.75 inches tall: undated but believed 1966: 111 pages including index: black and white illustrations: full-page colour plates. Synopsis: An illustrated and comprehensive history of the scent bottle; tracing its development from sixth century B C in Egypt, through Greek and Roman periods, to a flourishing trade in Europe and the 19th century. Designed for the scholar, collectors and general readers the book provides details of manufacture, materials, forms, craftsmen , china factories, silversmiths, goldsmiths and "toy men". Contents include scent bottles from Egypt, Syria, Rhodes , Greece , Corinth, Rome, Germany, France, England, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Denmark, and Russia made from terracotta, sand-core glass, mould-blown glass, white and blue glass,verre eglomise ( simulated needlework), gold mounted glass, amethyst glass, cut glass, gold mountd enamel, Italian enamel, German enamel, French enamel, English enamel, Staffordshire enamel, Battersea enamel, various forms of porcelain, gold, silver, precious metal and gem stones. The factories represented include:- Chelsea(animal , fish, bird, and figure scent bottles), Chelsea Gouyn (girl in a swing scent bottles), Torner, Wedgwood, Meissen, Ludwigsburg, Kloster- Veilsdorf, Du Paquier Vienna, Capo-di-Monte and others. Goldsmiths silversmiths and "toymen" include:-Johannes Dinglinger, Richard Boult, Michael Boult, Jean Boptiste Francois Cheret, William and Mary Deard, Joseph Lowe , Benvenuto Cellini, and John Rich. 96 black and white illustrations and 8 coloured plates support the text. Condition: dust jacket edges rubbed: Price corner removed: some discoloration to endpapers: preliminary lists of colour plates , list of illustrations and blank pages following index foxed: text and illustrations clean and good: overall worn but collectable
  • Condition: Collectable- Acceptable
  • Dustcover: Yes
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Type: Used Books

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