This complete handbook of the Philadelphia Museum of art's permanent collection of Pennsylvania German objects is the first resource of its kind, revealing the full range, depth and quality of a folk art collection 90 years in the making. Photographs of 1,115 Pensylvania German ceramics and glass, furniture and household objects, books, tools and implements, textiles and basketry, are accompanied by individual descriptions when known, artist, date and place of manufacture. Objects are arranged according to medium: wood, metal, ceramics, glass, horn, eggshell, basketry, textiles and paper. A biographical index of makers and artist and English translations of inscriptions are included. This comprehensive reference tool is invaluable for art historians, genealogists, and collectors.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art,U.S
Number of pages: 372
Weight: 1315 g
Dimensions: 254 x 184 x 26 mm