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1883-85 ROTHSCHILD PHOTOGRAPHS CATALOG RECORD TREASURES GOLD SILVER FOLIOS 1ST
1883-85 ROTHSCHILD PHOTOGRAPHS CATALOG RECORD TREASURES GOLD SILVER FOLIOS 1ST ED Luthmer, F. Der Schatz des Freiherrn Karl von Rothschild, Meisterwerke alter Goldschmiedekunst aus dem 14.-18. Jahrhundert, herausgegeben von F. Luthmer, Photographisch aufgenommen von Wehe-Wehl. In Lichtdruck ausgeführt von Römmler und Jonas. Frankfurt am Main: Verlag von Heinrich Keller, 1883 & 1885. Two large folios, original card boards with gilt blocked cloth tape spines and edges, 104 pages (most printed recto only) + 50 plates on card stock; 108 pages (most printed recto only) + 50 plates on card stock. The plates consist of 96 black and white photos and 4 chromolithographs mounted on card stock leaves; these are loose but complete. First edition. The mounted photographs in these two volumes give some idea, however discreetly, of the vast and sumptuous accoutrement acquired by the notable German family of bankers and financiers: the Rothschilds. The exquisite gold and silver craftsmanship collected by the Rothschild family is here shown across a wide spectrum of objects: plates, steins, statuaries, sculptures, candle holders, religious items and more. For those who perceive objects as talismanic repositories imbued with meaning, both as what the object itself represents as well as for the emotions triggered via memory when beholding said objects, this collection represents a phenomenal achievement. These two folios each measure 13 inches by 19 inches. Light shelf wear. Significant chipping to approximately 15 of the card stock edges; all images very good. These two volumes present nic … [Click Below for Full Description]
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