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Gold boxes from the Gilbert collection

Timothy Schroder

Gold boxes from the Gilbert collection

an exhibition organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

by Timothy Schroder

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Published by Museum Associates, Los Angeles County Museum of Art in [Los Angeles, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gilbert, Arthur, -- 1913- -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.,
  • Gilbert, Rosalinde -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.,
  • Gold boxes -- Private collections -- California -- Los Angeles -- Exhibitions.,
  • Ornamental boxes -- Private collections -- California -- Los Angeles -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statement[Timothy Schroder, curator].
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsLos Angeles County Museum of Art.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21264552M

    The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection celebrates some of the most beautiful objects ever made, many in precious materials, and often on a small scale.   Varicoloured-gold freedom box; Alexander James Strachan, London, Museum Number LOAN:GILBERT

    This book examines the art of the gold box in 18th and 19th century Europe. Distinguished international scholars explore the contributions made by individual workshops in major European centres of production in the context of contemporary patronage and the international market for such boxes.2/5(1). The Gilbert collection of gold boxes: ISBN () Hardcover, Distributed by H.N. Abrams, The Gilbert Collection of Gold Boxes.

    Two Boxes of Gold by Charles Dickens and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Arthur Gilbert donated his extraordinary collection to Britain in Physical description A jeweled, gold-mounted agate snuffbox and scent bottle carved in the form of a seated huntsman wearing a tricorn hat, jacket, breeches, and boots, with diamond eyes and buttons in silver settings, beside his dog, with detachable head, diamond eyes and.


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Gold boxes from the Gilbert collection by Timothy Schroder Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Gilbert Collection of Gold Boxes Hardcover – March 1, by Charles Truman (Author)Author: Charles Truman. The Gilbert collection of gold boxes Hardcover – January 1, by Charles Truman (Author)Author: Charles Truman.

This small volume on precious gold boxes—specifically 18th-century snuffboxes—features some of the most beautiful examples from the famous collection of Sir Arthur and Rosalinde Gilbert.

Their passion for elegance, color, beauty, and craftsmanship is palpable in every single artifact they acquired.5/5(1). Gold Boxes from the Gilbert Collection Paperback – January 1, by Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Author)Author: Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection is the most comprehensive assemblage of 18th-century gold boxes still in private hands. This volume is a catalogue of the collection, which includes masterpieces, most of them snuff-boxes.

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection is the most comprehensive assemblage of 18th-century gold boxes still in private hands. This volume is a catalogue of the collection, which includes masterpieces, most of them snuff-boxes.5/5(1).

There are a number of books that cover the vast and impressive Gilbert Collection: "Gold Boxes", "Monumental Silver", "Portrait Miniatures in Enamel," "Gold and Silver," "Hardstones" and now "Micromosaics."/5(4). Walk the galleries the opposite way and you follow the development of the Gilbert collection as the couple’s ‘magpie passion’ evolved from micromosaics to the gold boxes they often decorated, to the miniatures that such boxes often also encased, to the larger silver and gold sculptural objects that shared both the precious material and design features of the boxes.

When Gilbert was knighted, he chose his charming partridge cup. Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert and their collection Meant ‘for everyone’, the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection comprises gold and silver, enamel miniatures, gold boxes and mosaics. The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection celebrates some of the most beautiful objects ever made, many in precious materials, and often on a small scale.

It is famous for European and British masterpieces including gold and silver, gold boxes, painted enamels and mosaics. Gold Boxes explores the culture of the snuffbox for everyone intrigued by the period, its art and fashion, or rich symbolism. Some surviving 17th-century gold boxes, including many in the Gilbert Collection, are known to have been owned by historically important 18th-century figures, none more so than the group of table snuffboxes associated with King Frederick II, the Great, of Prussia.

The Gilbert Collection includes some gold boxes from France, the center of production, as well as England, Germany, Russia, and Switzerland. These small treasures are masterful examples of the luxury arts that goldsmiths, jewelers, and miniature portrait painters of the era produced.

The book features some of the most beautiful boxes in the famous collection of Sir Arthur Gilbert and his first wife Rosalinde. Gold Boxes explores the culture of the snuffbox for everyone. The Gilberts' collection - or most of it - is documented in a catalogue, ''Gold Boxes from the Gilbert Collection,'' ($18) that is available during the exhibition at the shop.

A collectible art and antiques book titled "THE GILBERT COLLECTION OF GOLD BOXES" by Charles Truman, with detailed descriptions and illustrations of gold and enamel snuff boxes from the Gilbert collection. Published by Los Angeles County Museum of Art, distributed by Harry Abrams, New York.

pages. Hard cover with an original dust Rating: % positive. Gold Boxes. Masterpieces from the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection. London: V&A Publishing,pp.no. ISBN 7 Schroder, Timothy.

Gold boxes: from the Gilbert collection: an exhibition, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Labels and date. Freedom box with arms of Londonderry Echoing the shape of a gold box the volume features some of the most beautiful boxes in the famous collection of Sir Arthur Gilbert and his first wife Rosalinde.

The collector couple ran a fashion business in London before moving to Los Angeles in Their passion for elegance, colour, beauty and craftsmanship is palpable in every single box.

Echoing the shape of a gold box the volume features some of the most beautiful boxes in the famous collection of Sir Arthur Gilbert and his first wife Rosalinde.

The collector couple ran a fashion business in London before moving to Los Angeles in Their passion for elegance, colour, beauty and craftsmanship is palpable in every single box.5/5(1). An elegant German gold snuff box made by Johann Christian Neuber coming up at Christie’s in November (said to be very like ones owned by Saint Laurent and Arthur Gilbert), is.

Sir Arthur Gilbert and his wife Rosalinde formed one of the world’s great decorative art collections, including silver, mosaics, enamelled portrait miniatures and gold boxes. Arthur Gilbert donated his extraordinary collection to Britain in This small volume on precious gold boxes—specifically 18th-century snuffboxes—features some of the most beautiful examples from the famous collection of Sir Arthur and Rosalinde Gilbert.

Their passion for elegance, color, beauty, and craftsmanship is palpable in every single artifact they acquired. The collection he and his first wife Rosalinde created is now at the V&A and comprises around glorious boxes and related masterpieces.

From late you will once more be able to enjoy these glorious and most typical of eighteenth-century accessories in the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Galleries at the V&A.