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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

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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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