Kulango Figurines: Wild and Mysterious Spirits from the Collection of Pierluigi Peroni
Автор: Pierluigi Nicolin Название: Dict. Today`s Landscape Designers ISBN: 8884914205 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788884914200 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: от 381 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: This dictionary profiles world-renowned architects, engineers, landscape architects, artists and photographers whose work has given rise to an entirely new dimension in designing the cityscape. It features leading figures from the international scene, including Tadao Andao, Emilio Ambasz, Daniel Buren, Tony Cragg, Walter De Maria, Michael Heizer, Anish Kapoor, Rem Koolhaas, Maya Lin, Richard Long and James Turrel, among many others. Over the last decade the concept of "landscape" has dramatically changed, Projects that reconstruct large disused areas, the design of public spaces, parks and private gardens, and Land Art all involve landscape design.
This field has come to greater prominence with the increase in public projects and by keeping pace with new theoretical approaches and design practices. This volume will be an invaluable reference for any one involved in urban planning, public art, landscape architecture and landscape design.
Автор: Caroline and Nick Pope Название: Bing & Grondahl® Figurines ISBN: 0764316982 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764316982 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 6097 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Explore the broad range of beautiful, high-quality porcelain figurines manufactured by the Bing & Grondahl Porcelain Manufactory, of Copenhagen, Denmark, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Today, collectors worldwide appreciate the sculptors and decorators skills, as reflected in their charming figurines. More than 700 animal and human figurines are shown, along with date marks, shop signs, plates, dishes, bowls, and vases. Approximately 1,000 Bing & Grondahl figurines have been identified and described. The figurines are cataloged in numerical order with identification of the sculptor, size, price, and a guide to rarity Ideal for novice collectors, figurine addicts, and dealers, this book provides insight to the huge range of high quality porcelain figurines available both new (current production of Bing & Grondahl pieces by Royal Copenhagen) and vintage. It appeals especially to specialized collector-owners of dogs, cats, fauns, fish, etc.
Описание: Now there is finally a reference source for collectors of bisque and china children figurines! Whether you collect one type of figurine such as Snow Babies, Kewpies or Piano Babies or children figurines in general this book is for you. Lavishly illustrated with over 300 color photographs, this book offers a lot of practical information, illustrations of marks, the origins of each category, related collectibles and lists of manufacturers. In addition, the author provides you with guidelines on what to look for when purchasing figurines and a useful price guide! A reference source the children figurine collector will use over and over!
Описание: Most people think the proud tradition of modernist architecture in California never caught on north of the San Fernando Valley. This book details the debate that raged around the idea of modernism in an area with an already identifiable stylistic tradition. It is an important addition to the literature of modernism and Bay Area architecture.
Автор: Pierluigi Vecchi Название: Michelangelo: Vatican Frescoes ISBN: 0789201429 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789201423 Издательство: Abbeville Press Рейтинг: Цена: 7069 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Between 1981 and 1995 Michelangelo's paintings in the Sistine Chapel were restored. This work catalogues these frescoes. Each New and Old Testament scene is identified and explained in detail, with investigations into the evolution of their designs.
Описание: Charlot Byj created her famous redheaded children and other figures as greeting card illustrations. In the mid 1940s her work caught the attention of the Goebel Company, the makers of Hummel figurines. At Goebel her characters took on three dimensions, and now they are sought by collectors around the world. The Redheads, the blonde series, and other Byj creations for Goebel are presented here, making this a comprehensive volume. Nearly every figure is shown in a beautiful color photograph. Current values are given with each photograph, and there is a history of values on the secondary market, beginning with 1957. A wealth of information is given to make this a truly valuable book for collectors of these delightful figures.
Автор: Ian Warner Название: World of Wade Figurines and Miniatures ISBN: 0764317938 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764317934 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 4383 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Three years in preparation, the authors fourth book on the World of Wade is now complete. This new full color book by the preeminent experts in the field features Wade ceramic figurines and miniatures from the 1930s through to the present time. With over 2,500 items shown in color and organized in 17 chapters, this comprehensive guide to the popular collectibles has current values both in U.S. dollars and British pounds. Included are many of the highly collectible Wade ladies of the 1930s, nursery rhyme figurines, Irish Wade figurines, and miniature and large animal and bird figurines from the 1930s and 1950s. Also shown are the Whimsey-on-Why village series, early and later Whimsies, Disney miniatures and "Blow-Ups," Christmas party cracker series, and of course the ever popular Canadian and U.S. Red Rose Tea figurines. The highly popular Betty Boop and Arthur Hare figurines are here too. Many special figurines issued by the Official International Wade Collectors Club for its thousands of members throughout the world and many "one-of-a-kind" figurines are shown along with numerous color variations of the miniature premium figurines. One chapter illustrates many figural money banks, figural posy bowls, and specially commissioned pieces by various companies and individuals. Of particular importance to Wade collectors are the notes and illustrations of reissues and reproduction figurines, which always occur when an item becomes so highly collectible and sought after. As with previous books by these authors, there is a complete illustrated list identifying the many Wade backstamps from the late 1800s through to the present. This is a beautiful and valuable book for the thousands of Wade collectors around the world.
Описание: Lovely Danish porcelain figurines by the Dahl-Jensen company are showcased in this first and superb reference for collectors. Celebrated designer Jens Peter Dahl-Jensen worked for the Bing & Grohdahl company before founding his own firm in 1925. He modeled new sculptures, particularly creating a wonderful series representing models from the Far East, which he produced as figurines in the early days of the companys growth. Later, he acquired the works of other artists to enlarge the model collection. Of the almost 400 figurines the factory produced, Dahl-Jensen himself sculpted about 280. All the known figurines made by the company are included, arranged in both numerical and subject matter order, for easy reference. Over 350 color photographs display the natural wildlife and charming people that occupy this high quality line of sculpture. They are growing in popularity among collectors and presently are surprisingly affordable. Current values are reflected in the captions.
Автор: George Baley Название: Back Bar Beer Figurines ISBN: 0764315269 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764315268 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3683 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Breweries all over America have used character figurines and small shelf signs as highly effective point-of-purchase advertising to promote their brands of beer. Most commonly used from the end of Prohibition to the late 1960s, these now highly collectible items were generally made of plaster or chalk and are often referred to as statues. A wonderful array of such back bar advertising items is showcased here, including some of the rarest statues known. The description for each item includes the height, material(s) of construction, dates of use, and current value. Rare statues are identified. Also provided is a history of point-of-purchase advertising as related to the brewing industry, a review of the manufacturing process and the major manufacturers, plus valuable information on grading, pricing, repairing, reproductions, and more. This colorful and comprehensive book will serve as the reference of choice for all beer statue collectors and breweriana buffs.
Автор: Debbie and Randy Coe Название: Glass Animals & Figurines ISBN: 0764317075 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764317071 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3683 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Collecting glass animal figures is a widespread hobby for people of all ages. This important reference book features over 950 beautiful color photographs of American glass animals, fish, birds, mammals, and people figurines dating from 1876 to the present. Major manufacturers shown include Cambridge, Fenton, Heisey, Imperial, Paden City, New Martinsville, Westmoreland, and others. A wide spectrum of colors and shapes are displayed. The information, carefully compiled and analyzed, was tirelessly gathered from original catalogs, brochures, advertising, glass club newsletters, trade journals, and the shared extensive experience of many dedicated dealers and collectors. The captions identify each item and give current values. This book is the essential guide for collectors of American glass animal and figurines. .
Описание: The original designer of Josef Originals, Muriel Joseph George, is introduced for the first time through family photographs and interviews with family members. This book gives valuable insight into the life and times of this talented artist through written historical accounts depictions of her work. Josef Originals have long since been favored by collectors as they explode with color and sparkle with life. Unique designs of dogs, cats, people, and more are featured throughout this book, making it a wholly enjoyable collectors guide. This is new information Josef enthusiasts have been seeking for years. Over 600 color photos of 850 figurines made from the 1940s to the 1980s, an informative text, descriptions, and current value ranges provide the reference no figurines collector can be without.
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