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Elements d'orfevrerie :
divisés en deux parties de cinquante feuilles chacune /
composéz par Pierre Germain, marchand orfevre joaillier a Paris.

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Main Author: Germain, Pierre, 1703-1783.
Related Names: Roëttiers, Jacques 1707-1784., Pasquier, Jean Jacques 1718-1785., Chereau, Jacques-François 1742-1794., Chéreau, Geneviève-Marguerite d. 1782., Caillou, Marguerite d. 1755., Baquoy, Jean Charles 1721-1777.
Language(s): French
Published: Se vendent a Paris : Chez l'auteur, place du Carousel a l'Orfevrerie du roy, MDCCXLVIII [1748, and later]
Subjects: Decoration and ornament > Decoration and ornament / France > Decoration and ornament / France / Paris > Decoration and ornament / France / Paris / Pictorial works > Decoration and ornament / France / Paris / Pictorial works / Early works to 1800.
Silverwork, Rococo > Silverwork, Rococo / France > Silverwork, Rococo / France / Paris > Silverwork, Rococo / France / Paris / Pictorial works > Silverwork, Rococo / France / Paris / Pictorial works / Early works to 1800.
Silverwork > Silverwork / France > Silverwork / France / Paris > Silverwork / France / Paris / Patterns > Silverwork / France / Paris / Patterns / Early works to 1800.
Silverwork > Silverwork / France > Silverwork / France / Paris > Silverwork / France / Paris / History > Silverwork / France / Paris / History / 18th century > Silverwork / France / Paris / History / 18th century / Pictorial works.
Goldwork, Rococo > Goldwork, Rococo / France > Goldwork, Rococo / France / Paris > Goldwork, Rococo / France / Paris / Pictorial works > Goldwork, Rococo / France / Paris / Pictorial works / Early works to 1800.
Goldwork > Goldwork / France > Goldwork / France / Paris > Goldwork / France / Paris / Patterns > Goldwork / France / Paris / Patterns / Early works to 1800.
Goldwork > Goldwork / France > Goldwork / France / Paris > Goldwork / France / Paris / History > Goldwork / France / Paris / History / 18th century > Goldwork / France / Paris / History / 18th century / Pictorial works.
Etchings > Etchings / France > Etchings / France / 18th century.
Pattern books > Pattern books / France > Pattern books / France / 18th century.
Note: Numbering of plates 51 & 52 corrected in MS from 15 & 25.
Plates 70-72, 78, 81-82, 86 depict designs by Jacques Roëttiers, Jr.
First leaf: title - 2nd leaf: dedication to Machault, controlleur général des finances - 3rd leaf: Germain's Avis - 4th leaf: Table des desseins. Second pt. has special added title leaf.
Divided in 2 pts. priced at 12 livres apiece, each with 50 plates.
Etched throughout. The plates are chiefly by Jean Jacques Pasquier, some by Jean Charles Baquoy.
Physical Description: [5] leaves, 100 leaves of plates : ill. ; 26 cm. (4to)
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