Antique Garden Ornament: 300 Years of Creativity : Artists, Manufacturers & Materials

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Antique Collectors' Club, 1991 - Antiques & Collectibles - 389 pages
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The history of garden ornament from the seventeenth century is covered in great detail with separate sections on lead, stone, bronze, marble and cast iron. The working techniques of the modellers and manufactories are discussed in detail as well as some of the gardens in which the finest examples may be found. This is a comprehensive work of original research.

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Contents

List of Colour Plates
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Frontispiece Roche Abbey stone Triton fountain figure Chatsworth
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Colour Plate 2 Lead figure of Apollo Belvedere Castle Howard
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Davis is a long-time student of A. H. Almaas, and he is a senior Diamond Approach teacher. He is also a professor of psychology at The Metropolitan State College of Denver, and is frequently an adjunct faculty member at The Naropa Institute.

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