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Catalogue of the important collection of armour and arms

Edwin J. Brett

Catalogue of the important collection of armour and arms

many of which have been exhibited at the Tudor, Armada & Venetian exhibitions, of Edwin J. Brett, Esq., of Burleigh House, N.W., & St. Peter"s, Thanet : which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Christie, Mason and Woods.

by Edwin J. Brett

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Published by Christie, Manson and Woods in [London .
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    Subjects:
  • Brett, Edwin J. -- 1828-1895 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.,
  • Armor -- Private collections -- Catalogs.,
  • Weapons -- Private collections -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBrett collection of armour and arms
    GenreCatalogs.
    ContributionsChristie, Manson & Woods.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination146 p., [43] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18763834M

      Published on a USB drive, the Complete Digital Catalogue presents all the arms and armor held by the Wallace Collection in more than new photographs, ranging from whole pieces to close details and presenting them from many angles.5/5(1). OCLC Number: Notes: "The present handbook constitutes a brief synopsis of the detailed descriptive catalogue of the arms and armour which Wilhelmina von Hallwyl, née Kempe, has had drawn up and published in a limited edition."--Preface, signed: Bengt Claudelin.

    Important Old Master Paintings, Sale , Janu , Sotheby's Auction Catalogue. L Masterpieces of European Arms and Armour in the Wallace Collection and Complete Digital Catalogue of European Arms and Armour by Mann, Sir James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Books shelved as arms-and-armor: The Archaeology of Weapons: Arms and Armour from Prehistory to the Age of Chivalry by R. Ewart Oakeshott, A Knight and H. This volume on the Royal Collection's European arms and armour will provide the first catalogue of this substantial and important collection of historic weapons for more than a hundred years. Highlights of Volume i include the famous set of armour made for Henry viii in around , and the exceptionally beautiful armour made for Henry, Prince 5/5(1).


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Antique Weapons and Armour. (from the dust-jacket end-flaps) This guide to the personal armour and weapons of Europe, since post-classical times, and of the United States provides both a history and an aid to identification.

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Item Details. A group of two hardcover books and three paperback volumes on weapons and armor, including: Arms and Armour (); Armour and Weapons (); Portfolio of Foreign Armour in England (); Catalogue of Armour from Winton House, Salisbury (); and Helmets and Body Armor in Modern Warfare (, in fifteen separately bound sections).

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Cleveland Museum of Art director Frederic Whiting approached Macomber in November hoping to pursuade him to sell his collection to the museum. Volume 1: European Armour is the first catalog to offer a comprehensive inventory of this substantial and historically significant collection in more than one hundred years.

Among the highlights of the collection are imposing sets of Greenwich armor created in the sixteenth century for Henry VIII and Sir Christopher Hatton; an exceptionally beautiful set of armor created in the early seventeenth century.

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Works of Art, Antiquities; Antique Arms and Armour; Firearms. Books & Catalogues (57) If you are looking for anything specific in the field of Arms & Armour we may be able to find it for you. We regularly find items for collectors who place a request with us. Catalogue Of Highly Important Firearms from the collection of the late William Goodwin Renwick.

Tuesday, 18th March, The catalogue descriptions of the pieces are VERY nice, with good scholarship, extensive provenances, and TONS of detail. If you want to read a well written, well researched catalogue of a large and important collection of European Armor, mostly German, mostly sixteenth century, this is a book /5(2).

(Compiler) Guy Laking: The Important Collection of Armour & Arms of Edwin J Brett ( Christie's) - catalogue J Starkie Gardner: Armour in England ( Seeley) Guy Laking: A Catalogue of the Armour and Arms in the Armoury of the Knights of St. The book is structured into ten sections based on type of the weaponry namely, (i) Daggers (ii) Katars, (iii) Swords, (iv) Children's Arms, (v) Lances, Spears and Shields, (vi) Armour, (vii) Axes, Ankus, Chhadi, and Maces, (viii) Bows and Arrows, (ix) Accoutrements, and (x) Guns and Pistols/5(6).

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The Wallace Collection is an art gallery in London. It has a good collection of armor (mostly non-European), of which Capwell is the curator. But although he is very knowledgable about arms and armor as implements of combat this is at heart an art book/5(25).

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The collection of arms and armour at the Wallace Collection is widely recognised as being one of the largest and most important in the UK.

The European objects in this collection were acquired primarily by Sir Richard Wallace from the collections of Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick – founding father of the study of arms and armour in Britain – and that of the comte de Nieuwerkerke – Director of.

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The collection of non-European arms and armor is equally distinguished. About three thousand objects, including the majority of Islamic and Near Eastern examples, which include pieces from Iran, Turkey, and India, plus large numbers of Japanese arms and armor, came to the Museum in as the bequest of George Cameron Stone (–).

The following is the Preface to Studies in European Arms and Armor: The C. Otto Von Kienbusch Collection in the Philadelphia Museum of Art (), written by Anne d’Harnoncourt (Former Director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, deceased ): “Sincewhen it was bequeathed to the Museum, the Carl Otto Kretzchmar von Kienbusch Collection of Arms and Armor has been a source .Arms & Armour of Archduke Eugen, Auction Catalog by Ron Ruble (English) Pap.