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.... in the fine hinges of Leighton Buzzard Church, Eaton Bray Church, Bedfordshire, and the Eleanor grill in Westminster Abbey, by Thomas de Leghton , in 129.4. ... BRONZES Plate 64 DCSiOM ON CTRUSCAM MIRSOR. i NUTUM MUSEUM.
|Title||:||A Manual of Historic Ornament|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 1948|