Classical Ideal

Classical Ideal

English Silver, 1760–1840

Paperback80pp Illustrated296x220mm

9780952432296     Product Code: 503177


The second half of the 18th century saw a revival of the use of classical Greek and Roman shapes and decoration in architecture and in the design of furniture, ceramics and silver. Christopher Hartop’s The Classical Ideal is a richly illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of over 110 exceptional pieces of neo-classical silver at Koopman Rare Art’s London gallery. It is accompanied by another catalogue illustrating and describing 36 items of fine silver that were for sale in 2010. Slipcased.

publ £20.00

was £9.99

sale price