Cameos Old & NewBook - 1998
Newly revised & expanded, Cameos Old & New, 2nd Edition meets the rising demand for information about collecting, appraising, buying, & selling cameos. From ancient times to the present, cameos have captivated artists as a unique medium in which to capture & reflect the history, literature, & legends of every age. And today, the allure of the cameo is attracting a new generation of collectors, connoisseurs, artists, & appraisers fascinated by their multidimensional beauty. This new edition of Cameos Old & New provides much new information & 61 new cameo photographs designed to enable the collector, appraiser, dealer, or interested buyer to recognize & evaluate quality & value in cameos, including: * Key factors affecting the value of a cameo * A guide to cameos sold at auction, including photographs & prices * How to buy cameos from the retail jeweler, at auction, or through an antique dealer * Cameo artists today, & how they are keeping the art of cameo cutting alive * And more...
Publisher: Woodstock, Vt. : GemStone Press ; London : Robert Hale, c1998.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Branch Call Number: 736.222 MIL
Characteristics: x, 270 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.