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Ancient and Modern Gems and Jewels

In the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen

Kirsten Aschengreen Piacenti and John Boardman

 304 pages


Spanning over 2,000 years of jewellery history, this is the first comprehensive study of the cameos, intaglios, jewels and insignia in the Royal Collection from the ‘ancient’ (pre-Renaissance) and ‘modern’ (sixteenth to nineteenth century) periods.

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