JEWELRY LIST 2015
Part C: K-M
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- Kahlert, Helmut, Richard Muhe & Gisbert L. Brunner. Les Montres-Bracelets: Cent ans d’histoire. Paris, (1985). 304 pages, approximately 1100 illustrations in black and white and 16 plates in color. Hardbound. Somewhat musty, but overall very good in dust jacket with chips to head of spine. $75.00
The French edition of this comprehensive, well illustrated survey on wristwatches.
- Kaplan, Wendy. “The Art That is Life” : The Arts & Crafts Movement in America, 1875-1920. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, (1987). Profusely illustrated, including some jewelry. Paperbound edition. $150.00
- Karasik, Carol. The Turquoise Trail: Native American Jewelry and Culture of the Southwest. New York, 1993. $49.50
- Karlin, Elyse Zorn. Jewelry and Metalwork in the Arts and Crafts Tradition. Schiffer Publishers, second, revised edition. With price guide. Profusely illustrated. Hardbound in dust jacket. $69.95
An excellent, well illustrated study of Arts and Crafts jewelry and metalwork.
- Karpun, Alexei. Russian Jewellery, Mid-19th - 20th Century. Moscow, 1994. With 148 color plates, biographies of contemporary Russian jewelers. Text in Russian & English. $85.00
- Keene, Manuel & Salam Kaoukji. Treasury of the World: Jewelled Arts of India in the Age of the Mughals. The Al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait National Museum. New York, 2001. 160 pages, color illustrations. Paperbound. $29.95
Catalogue of the exhibition at the British Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2001 and 2002
- Kelley, Lyngerda & Nancy Schiffer. Costume Jewelry: The Great Pretenders. Schiffer, 1996. With price guide. Paperbound. $15.00
Costume jewelry by Chanel, Schiaparelli, Boucher, Haskell, Monet, Coventry, and others.
- Kirchmann, Johann. De Annulis Liber Singularis. Accedunt Georgii Longi, Abrahami Gorlaei, Et Henr. Kornmanni De Issdem Tractatus Absolutissimi. Leiden, Apud Hackios, 1672. With additional engraved title page and one engraved plate showing three rings. Bound in contemporary vellum, in very good condition. Scarce. $650.00
This is the third edition of Kirchmann’s work on finger rings, but the first published with these three other major early works on rings, Long’s work originally published in 1615, Gorlaeus’ work which first appeared in the introduction to his Dactyliotheca in 1601, and Kornmann’s treatise, 1654. Kirchmann’s work is an “extremely thorough, scholarly work on the finger-rings of antiquity… the finest of its kind published up to that date in addition to being the first major work on the subject… [Sinkankas].”
- Kittelsen: Opstad, Jan-Lauritz. Grete Prytz Kittelsen, Emaljekunst og Design. Oslo, 1978. Text in Norwegian and English. Paperbound. $29.50
Grete Prytz Kittelsen (formerly Korsmo) is a contemporary Norwegian metalworker whose creative emphasis has been on enamel work since the 1940’s.
- Kostjuk, Olga G. (text). Gold of the Tsars: 100 Masterpieces of the Hermitage, St. Petersburg; The Guild of Foreign Masters. Stuttgart, (1995). In English. Edited by Fritz Falk. Illustrated in color. Hardbound, dust jacket. $80.00
Faberge as well as foreign masters working in Russia, early 18th to late 19th century.
- Kunz, George Frederick. Rings For The Finger. Philadelphia, 1917. First edition. xviii, 381 pages, three color and 108 halftone plates; index. 8vo, original gilt decorated red cloth, top edge gilt; spine faded, otherwise a nice, bright, clean copy. $300.00
- Kunz, George Frederick. Shakespeare and Precious Stones, Treating of The Known References of Precious Stones in Shakespeare’s Works, With Comments as to the Origin of his Material…. Philadelphia, 1916. First edition. 101 pages, five plates. 8vo, original printed cloth, top edge gilt. Covers soiled, but very good. Scarce. $400.00
Sinkankas 3700 states that this is the first monograph to exact and analyze references to gemstones in Shakespeare’s plays and poetry, “handsomely produced… achieving the flavor of Elizabethan book design.”
- Kurstin, Joseph & Lorin Gilles. The Peacock’s Feather: Gentlemen’s Jewelry of Old Japan. Published by the authors under the auspices of the International Netsuke Society, (2006). 132 pages, 112 objects described and beautifully photographed in color. Hardbound in dust jacket. Fine. $60.00
Published to accompany the exhibition of netsuke, sagemono and inro held at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach, Florida, Jan. 10 - Mar. 18, 2007, in conjunction with the International Netsuke Society Convention in Coconut Grove, Miami, Jan. 26-31, 2007.
- Lalique: Brunhammer, Yvonne (editor). Rene Lalique: Exceptional Jewellery 1890-1912. Milan, Skira, (2007). 285 pages, profusely illustrated in color. 4to, boards, dust jacket. $175.00
Published for the exhibition at the Musee du Luxembourg, Paris, March 7 - July 29, 2007.
- Lalique: Lisbon. Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Lalique Joias. By Maria Teresa Gomez Ferreira. 1997. 397 pages, profusely illustrated in color. Text in Portuguese, with anthology of articles on Lalique in the original languages (mostly French, one English). Contains essay, catalogue of 106 pieces, each fully described and several illustrations each, additional shorter essays, glossary, chronologies, works, bibliography. Illustrted boards, split along upper front hinge and inside front cover, but still in overall very good condition. $200.00
- Lalique: Passos Leite, Maria Fernanda. Rene Lalique at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum. Milan, Skira, (2008). First edition in English. 135 pages, 80 full color photographs of the 80 pieces exhibited in a room at the museum especially dedicated to the work of Rene Lalique. Hardbound, dust jacket. $40.00
Jewelry, objets d’art and glass by Lalique at the Gulbenkian Museum, written by the head curator at the museum.
- Lane: Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., New York. Auction catalogue: The Kenneth Jay Lane Collection. Property of Kenneth Jay Lane, Inc. Including The well-known collection of Memento Mori with examples in many materials... Indian Miniatures... Southwest American Indian Jewelry... Drawings, and Watercolors. October 21 & 22, 1977. Unpaginated, 669 lots, illustrated throughout, mostly in black and white. Prices realized loosely inserted. Paperbound, cover creased and rubbed at edges, but in overall good condition. $25.00
- Lang, Gerd-R. & Reinhard Meis. Chronograph Wristwatches: To Stop Time. Schiffer, 1993. Illustrated. Hardbound, dust jacket. $79.95
- Lanllier, Jean & Marie-Anne Pini. Five Centuries of Jewelry in the West. New York, 1989. Illustrated. Hardbound, no dust jacket. $85.00
- L’Ecuyer, Kelly H. Jewelry by Artists in the Studio, 1940-2000. Selections from the Daphne Farago Collection. With contributions by Michelle Tolini Finamore, Yvonne J. Markowitz and Gerald W.R. Ward. Boston, MFA Publications, 2010. 312 pages, 242 color and 10 black and white photographic illustrations. 4to, clothbound in dust jacket. $55.00
“Featuring in-depth discussions of such key artist-jewelers as Alexander Calder, Art Smith, Margaret De Patta, Robert Ebendorf, and Gijs Bakker, Jewelry by Artists is much more than the catalogue of an important collection: it is also an essential reference work for anyone creating, teaching, or collecting in the field of studio jewelry today.”
- Legrand, Jacques (editor). Diamonds: Myth, Magic, and Reality. New York, (1980). Illustrated. Hardbound, dust jacket. $75.00
A compilation of articles on the history of diamonds, famous diamonds, the industry, geology and mining of diamonds, diamond cutting and diamonds in jewelry by E. Gubelin, R.T. Liddicoat, Jr., Legrand, H.-J. Schubnel, R. Maillard, G. Lenzen and others.
- Leshner, Leigh. Rhinestone Jewelry. A Price and Identification Guide. 2003. 208 pages, illustrated in color. Paperbound. $24.99
- Leshner, Leigh. Vintage Jewelry. A Price and Identification Guide. 1920s-1940s. Krause, (2002). Illustrated in color, index. Paperbound. $24.95
- Lesieutre, Alain. The Spirit and Splendour of Art Deco. New York & London, Paddington Press, (1974). First edition. 304 pages, with 19 color plates and more than 250 black and white illustrations. Cloth, dust jacket. $45.00
Painting, sculpture, furniture, fashion, ceramics, glass, lacquer, metalwork, and jewelry of the art deco period.
- Lesley, Parker. Renaissance Jewels and Jeweled Objects from The Melvin Gutman Collection. Baltimore, 1968. $45.00
- Levenberg, Juri. Russian Wristwatches: Pocket Watches, Stop Watches, Onboard Clock & Chronometers. Schiffer, 1995. With price guide. Paperbound. $19.95
- Lewin, Susan Grant. One of a Kind: American Art Jewelry Today. Abrams, (1994). 224 pages, 255 illustrations, including 208 plates in full color. Clothbound, dust jacket. Very good condition. $150.00
Profiles of 54 of the best American artists/jewelry designers, with examples, in color, of their work.
- Lindenberger, Jan. Collecting Plastic Jewelry. A Handbook and Price Guide. Schiffer publishers. With price guide. Paperbound. $16.95
- Liu. Collectible Beads. San Marcos, 1995. Profusely illustrated. Hardbound. $49.95
- Luthi, Ann Louise. Sentimental Jewellery. Antique Jewels of Love and Sorrow. Shire, 1998. 40 pages, 71 illustrations, many color. Small 8vo, wrappers, fine. $11.95
- Lynnlee, J.L. All That Glitters. Revised edition. Schiffer publishers. With price guide. Revised edition. Softbound. $16.95
Costume jewelry from the 1920s through the 1960s.
- Mack, John (editor). Ethnic Jewelry. New York, (1994). Illustrated. Hardbound. $49.50
- Macklowe Gallery, New York. Nature Transformed: French Art Nouveau Horn Jewelry. Foreword by Benjamin Macklowe. Texts by Jessica Goldring and Janet Zapata. Captions and introduction to the collection: Kathleen Moore. Photography by Wayne Maser, Kirk Edwards and Antonio Virardi. 90 pages, beautifully illustrated with color photographs. Each piece in the exhibition illustrated full-page. Paperbound. $35.00
Beautiful art nouveau necklaces, brooches and other pieces of jewelry made of horn. A stunning presentation, with interesting and informative texts.
- Mallakh, Kamal El & Arnold C. Brackman. The Gold of Tutankhamen. Montreal, (1978). First edition in English. $125.00
An important work; each plate fully described.
- Marcus & Company: Zapata, Janet. The Legacy of Herman Marcus and Marcus and Company. Article in Antiques Magazine, August and September 2007 issues. In two parts. 4to, wrappers, illustrated, fine. The two: $10.00
- Mariotti, Gabriella. All My Baskets. American Costume Jewelry, 1930-1960. Milan, FMR, (1996). Text in English and Italian. Extensively illustrated in color. $100.00
- Marina B: Jutheau de Witt, Viviane. Marina B: The Art of Jewellery Design. Milan, (2003). 232 pages, 465 color illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket. Scarce. $275.00
The jewelry of Marina Bulgari from 1978 to 1996. In English.
- Markowitz, Yvonne J. Artful Adornments: Jewelry from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 2011. 192 pages, with 200 illustrations in color. Hardbound, dust jacket. $55.00
This new work “features over 100 works of the jeweler’s art from one of the most comprehensive jewelry collections in the world.”
- Markowitz, Yvonne J. & Elyse Zorn Karlin. Imperishable Beauty: Art Nouveau Jewelry. Boston, (2008). 167 pages, 132 color illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket. $45.00
The sumptuous catalogue of the exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 2008.
- Martin, Charles J. How to Make Modern Jewelry. New York, Museum of Modern Art, Art for Beginners Series, (1949). Photo illustrations in black and white; line drawings. Paperbound. Corners and spine rubbed. $30.00
Among the artists whose work is shown are Calder, Claire Falkenstein, Jose de Rivera, Mabel D’Amico, Hurst and Kingsbury, Hilda Krauss, Caroline Wagner, Madeleine Turner, and the author.
- Martinazzi: Pforzheim. Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim (editor). Bruno Martinazzi: Schmuck, Gioielli, Jewellery 1958-1997. Text in German, English and Italian. Stuttgart, (1997). $75.00
The sculptural jewelry of Bruno Martinazzi, 1960s - 1990s.
- Mascetti, Daniela & Amanda Triossi. The Necklace from Antiquity to the Present. New York, 1997. 224 pages, over 300 illustrations, 100 in color. Hardbound, fine in dust jacket. $125.00
- Mason, Anita. An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewellery. Reading, Osprey, (1973). First edition. 390 pages, profusely illustrated with line drawings by Diane Packer; bibliography. 8vo, hardbound, very good in dust jacket. $125.00
- Mastai, Marie-Louise d’Otrange. Jewelry. The Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques. Cooper-Hewitt Museum, (1981). $25.00
A concise history of jewelry, with important and attractive illustrations.
- Matlins, Antoinette L. The Pearl Book: The Definitive Buying Guide. How To Select, Buy, Care For & Enjoy Pearls. Gemstone Press, 2009. Fourth (latest) edition, updated and expanded. Paperbound. $19.99
- Matlins, Antoinette L. Diamonds: The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide. How To Select, Buy, Care For & Enjoy Diamonds with Confidence and Knowledge. Gemstone Press, second (latest) edition. Paperbound. $18.99
- Matlins, Antoinette et al. Engagement & Wedding Rings: The Definitive Buying Guide for People in Love. Third edition, updated and expanded. (2003). Paperbound. $18.95
- Matlins, Antoinette L. Jewelry & Gems at Auction. The Definitive Guide to Buying & Selling at the Auction House or on the Internet. Gemstone Press, 2001. Paperbound. $19.95
- Matthews, Glenice Lesley. Enamels, Enameling, Enamelists. Krause, reprint of 1984 original edition. Hardbound. $29.95
The color plates show pieces by the author, Kenneth Bates, John Paul Miller and others.
- McConnell, Kevin. Roycroft Art Metal. Updated second edition with price guide. Atglen, (1990). Paperbound. $16.95
- McCreight, Tim. Jewelry Making Techniques for Metal. New York, (2005). 160 pages, black and white illustrations. Paperbound. $14.95
A practical how-to book with easy to follow instructions for the various methods for creating modern and classic forms of jewelry from precious metals. An unabridged republication of “Metalworking for Jewelry: Tools, Materials, Techniques,” originally published in 1979.
- McGrath, Jinks. Basic Jewelry Making Techniques. 2003. 112 pages, illustrated in color. Paperbound. $24.99
Includes planning a workshop, equipment needed, instructions and projects.
- Miller, Anna M. Cameos Old & New. Fourth edition (latest), revised, updated and expanded by Diana Jarrett. Woodstock, VT., (2009). Illustrated, including color plates. Paperbound. $19.99
- Miller, Harrice Simons. Costume Jewelry, Identification and Price Guide. New York, (1994). Second edition with over 200 new photographs. Paperbound. $16.00
- Monongya: Dubin, Lois Sherr. Jesse Monongya: Opal Bears and Lapis Skies. Manchester, VT., (2002). 186 pages, 175 color plates and 26 black and white illustrations. Hardbound. $50.00
The work of one of the finest contemporary Native American jewelers.
- Montanes, Luis & Javier Barrera. Joyas. Madrid, Ediciones Antiqvaria, (1987). 308 pages, profusely illustrated in black and white and with numerous color plates as well. Cloth, dust jacket. Series: Diccionarios Antiqvaria. $125.00
An alphabetical dictionary, in Spanish, of jewelry and jewelers.
- Montreal. Musee des Arts Decoratifs de Montreal. Les Messagers du Modernisme. Bijoux artistiques aux Etats-Unis de 1940 a 1960. Essay and catalogue by Toni Greenbaum. Paris & New York, (1996). Catalogue of an exhibition at the Montreal Museum as well as the American Craft Museum, New York and seven other museums. 167 pages, bibliography, index, 90 illustrations (mostly in color) and 19 black and white photographic illustrations in the text. Paperback edition in French. $100.00
French edition of Messengers of Modernism: American Studio Jewelry 1940-1960, a major exhibition of the work of 25 major American modernist jewelers including Alexander Calder, Harry Bertoia, Margaret De Patta and others. Text by the jewelry historian, Toni Greenbaum.
- Morel, Bernard The French Crown Jewels. The Objects of the Coronations of the Kings and Queens of France followed by a History of the French Crown Jewels from Francois I up to the Present Time. Antwerp, Fonds Mercator, (1988). 420 pages, profusely illustrated, mostly in color. Thick folio, clothbound, fine in dust jacket and slipcase. Scarce. $1,200.00
An impressive and thorough work, beautifully illustrated.
- Moro, Ginger. European Designer Jewelry. Schiffer, 1995. Profusely illustrated. Hardbound, dust jacket. $79.95
- Morrill, Penny C. & Carol A. Berk. Mexican Silver: Modern Handwrought Jewelry & Metalwork. Revised & expanded fourth edition. Schiffer, 2007. 288 pages, over 400 color illustrations. Hardbound, dust jacket. $59.95
This edition with a new section on makers’ marks, new photos, and additional information on Spratling, Margo van Voorhies, Frederick W. Davis and others.
- Morrill, Penny C. & Carol A. Berk. Mexican Silver: 20th Century Handwrought Jewelry and Metalwork. Schiffer, 2001. Third revised edition with updated price guide. $59.95
- Morrill, Penny C. Silver Masters of Mexico: Hector Aguilar and the Taller Borda. Schiffer publishers. With price guide. $49.95
- Morris: Morris, Robert Lee. Robert Lee Morris: The Power of Jewelry. Foreword by Donna Karan. Intro. by Teri Agins and Scott Cusson. New York, (2004). 179 pages, 285 illustratns, 250 in color. Hardbound, dust jacket. $60.00
- Morrison, Mary. Christmas Jewelry. With price guide. Atglen, (1998). Paperbound. $19.95
- Morton, Philip. Contemporary Jewelry. A Studio Handbook. New York, (1970). $60.00
A technical manual, but with examples of jewelry by Harry Bertoia, Alexander Calder, Fred Farr, Adda Husted-Andersen, Klaus Ulrich, Heikki Seppa, Margaret De Patta, etc.
- Mouillefarine, Laurence & Evelyne Posseme, editors. Art Deco Jewelry: Modernist Masterworks and their Makers. Thames & Hudson, 2009. 256 pages, 482 illustrations, 392 in color. Hardbound, dust jacket. $60.00
“An authoritative, comprehensive, and beautifully illustrated selection” of art deco jewelry. Eighteen makers are featured, including Paul Bablet, Paul Brandt, Suzanne Belperron, Rene Boivin, Louis Cartier, Jean Despres, Jean Fouquet, Gerard Sandoz, and others. With bibliography and index. Published on the occasion of the exhibition “Art Deco et Avant-Garde: Jean Despres et les Bijoutiers Modernes” at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, 2009, continuing to The Bard Graduate Center in 2010.
- Mourey, Gabriel et al. Art Nouveau Jewellery & Fans. New York, (1973). Paperbound. $35.00
The Dover republication of the Studio publication “Modern Design in Jewellery and Fans,” with one plate less than the original.
- Movado: Osterhausen, Fritz von. The Movado History. Schiffer, 1996. Illustrated. Hardbound. $89.95
- Muller, Priscilla E. Jewels in Spain 1500-1800. New York, Hispanic Society of America, no date (2012). 192 pages, 296 photo illustrations, mostly in color. Large 4to, clothbound, dust jacket. $75.00
A stunning work on 16th, 17th and 18th century jewelry in Spain, the jewelers and their patrons; with brilliant photo illustrations. A re-publication of the long out of print work originally published in 1972.
- Muller, Florence. Les Paruriers: Bijoux de la Haute Couture. Brussels, (2006). 271 pages, 400 photographic illustrations in color. Hardbound, dust jacket. $35.00
Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name at Grand-Hornu Images, 15 October 2006 - 18 Februrary 2007, this work, later published in English as “Costume Jewelry for Haute Couture,” is an excellent study of the finest costume jewelers and their work.
- Muller, Helen. Jet Jewellery and Ornaments. Shire, 1994. Paperbound. $15.00
- Muller, Hans Wolfgang. Gold of the Pharaohs. Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 1999. With 435 color photos and 85 black and white illustrations. $60.00
- Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY. Jewels of Time: Watches from the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Intitute. Catalogue of the exhibition April 28 - October 7, 2001. 116 pages, with full descriptions for each watch by Janet Zapata; Illustrated. Paperbound. $39.95
- Murphy, Kathie. Resin Jewelry. Jewelry Handbook Series. Iola, (2002). 128 pages, profusely illustrated in color. Paperbound. $24.95
The history of resin, what it is, how to store it, and much more, with examples of jewelry designed by the author and others.
- Muthmann, Friedrich. Catalogue Complet et Raisonne de la Collection d’Argenterie Hispano-Sud-Americaine du Musee d’Ethnographie de la Ville de Geneve. Geneva, Roto-Sadag, 1951. 57 pages (pages 123-188) plus 40 black and white photographic plates showing many of the 229 items catalogued. Large 8vo, printed wrappers, very good. $75.00
Catalogue of the collection in the Museum of Ethnography in Geneva of South American silver and jewelry; a separate and complete publication taken from Muthmann’s larger work on South American silver.
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