Collezione di vetri antichi dalle origini al V. sec. D.C.

Collezione di vetri antichi dalle origini al V. sec. D.C.

 Giorgio Sangiorgi; Wilhelm Froehner

Milan: Bestetti et Tumminelli, 1914

Folio, 41 cm.  Bound in publisher's purple cloth with gold face on front board.  Binding Rebacked and restored.  Limited edition of 250.  96 pp, 60 mounted plates.  Gorgeous color plates, revolutionary in its day for its sharpness and color. Perforated stamp on title page, stamp on preface.  Uncut.  Catalogue of the ancient glass collection of Giorgio Sangiorgi. 

Christies sold Sangiorgi's collection in 1999.  (A copy of this book sold at Christies, 3 June 1999, Sale 9204, Lot 251, for $8050). "Sangiorgi Collection.  Giorgio Sangiorgi (1886-1965) was a principle of the most renowned art-dealing family in Rome... As a private collector, Sangiorgi assembled an important ancient glass collection, which he published in 1914 (Collezione de Vetri Antichi dalle Origini al V Sec. D.C., ordinati e descriti da Giorgio Sangiorgi con prefazione di W. Froehner). Masterpieces from it were sold in the 1960s and are now the pride of numerous institutions such as the Toledo Museum of Art and the Corning Museum of Glass."

This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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