The Resource Brilliant effects : a cultural history of gem stones and jewellery, Marcia Pointon

Brilliant effects : a cultural history of gem stones and jewellery, Marcia Pointon

Label
Brilliant effects : a cultural history of gem stones and jewellery
Title
Brilliant effects
Title remainder
a cultural history of gem stones and jewellery
Statement of responsibility
Marcia Pointon
Title variation
Cultural history of gem stones and jewellery
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pointon examines how small-scale and valuable artefacts have figured in systems of belief and in political and social practice in Europe since the Renaissance
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pointon, Marcia R
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GT2250
LC item number
.P65 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewelry
  • Jewelry
  • Art and society
  • Jewelry in art
  • Clothing and dress in art
  • Costume
  • Decorative arts
  • Edelstenen
  • Sieraden
  • Sociale aspecten
  • Edelsteinschmuck
  • Repräsentation
  • Schmuck
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
Brilliant effects : a cultural history of gem stones and jewellery, Marcia Pointon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1. Fault lines and points of light -- 2. 'A fine brilliant glittering on the little finger' -- 3. Jewel boxes in pictorial narratives -- 4. Something rich and strange -- 5. Marie-Antoinette and the diamond necklace affair -- 6. Charlotte of England, Warren Hastings, and the dangers of diamonds -- 7. Chinese whispers : James Cox's Jewellery Museum-London in the 1770s -- 8. Toys and automata : Jaquet-Droz and Leschot-Neuchâtel, Paris, London in the 1780s -- 9. The Treasury of the Santa Casa at Loreto and its English visitors -- 10. Secular memorials : mourning and memory in hair jewellery -- 11. Lapidary loves -- 12. Crystalline terminations -- Appendices -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
ix, 426 p.
Isbn
9780300142785
Isbn Type
(cl : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009035841
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)436311074
  • (OCoLC)ocn436311074
Label
Brilliant effects : a cultural history of gem stones and jewellery, Marcia Pointon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1. Fault lines and points of light -- 2. 'A fine brilliant glittering on the little finger' -- 3. Jewel boxes in pictorial narratives -- 4. Something rich and strange -- 5. Marie-Antoinette and the diamond necklace affair -- 6. Charlotte of England, Warren Hastings, and the dangers of diamonds -- 7. Chinese whispers : James Cox's Jewellery Museum-London in the 1770s -- 8. Toys and automata : Jaquet-Droz and Leschot-Neuchâtel, Paris, London in the 1780s -- 9. The Treasury of the Santa Casa at Loreto and its English visitors -- 10. Secular memorials : mourning and memory in hair jewellery -- 11. Lapidary loves -- 12. Crystalline terminations -- Appendices -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
ix, 426 p.
Isbn
9780300142785
Isbn Type
(cl : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009035841
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)436311074
  • (OCoLC)ocn436311074

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