Gold, Jasper and Carnelian

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The goldsmith and mineralogist Johann Christian Neuber (1736-1808), who specialized in creating intricate objets d'art adorned with semiprecious stones, was Director of the State Treasury in Dresden and jeweller to the court of Saxony. This exquisite companion to a 2012 exhibition introduces this master craftsman's work, presenting hundreds of photographs of snuffboxes, watch cases, buttons, chatelaines, cane handles etc from collections across the world; essays putting Neuber in his geographical, political and artistic context; and a catalogue raisonné identifying 254 works.

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Gold, Jasper and Carnelian

Gold, Jasper and Carnelian

Johann Christian Neuber at the Saxon Court

Hardback420pp Illustrated280x238mm

9781907372360     Product Code: 226658

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The goldsmith and mineralogist Johann Christian Neuber (1736-1808), who specialized in creating intricate objets d'art adorned with semiprecious stones, was Director of the State Treasury in Dresden and jeweller to the court of Saxony. This exquisite companion to a 2012 exhibition introduces this master craftsman's work, presenting hundreds of photographs of snuffboxes, watch cases, buttons, chatelaines, cane handles etc from collections across the world; essays putting Neuber in his geographical, political and artistic context; and a catalogue raisonné identifying 254 works.

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