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Antique Hungarian & European Silver & Gold -esterhazy Collection -16th & 17th C. For Sale
“Hungary’s Heritage: Princely Treasures from the Esterházy Collection”
Edited by Andras Szilagyi. Published in London by Paul Holberton Publishing in 2004.
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“This book presents magnificent artifacts collected by an aristocratic family of fabulous wealth. It shows goldsmith's work and jewelry of extraordinary quality, and a number of decorations and commemorative medals, dating mostly from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. These include some of the finest creations of their time, by artists such as Hans Petzolt of Nuremberg and Augsburg's Drentwett family, as well as renowned Hungarian goldsmiths of the Mannerist and Baroque era. The book explains the more important phases in the evolution and growth of this outstanding collection. The Esterhazy treasures, as well as the Esterhazy family themselves, have an extraordinary history, including tragic losses and damage through bombing in 1945. Since then, many of the damaged pieces have been ‘brought back to life' after years of meticulous restoration. The book includes archive photographs of those pieces beyond repair. Many pieces in the Esterhazy collection and the Esterhazy themselves are inextricably linked at numerous points to many important developments in the political and diplomatic history of Europe. No other book in English documents this unique collection.”
Softcover. 8”x10”, 128 pages, 110 color illustrations.
Minor wear, but over all in fine, clean condition.
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