COLLECTION OF ARMS AND ARMOR EUROPEAN AND ORIENTAL20624-L22
DEAN (Bashford).— COLLECTION OF ARMS AND ARMOR EUROPEAN AND ORIENTAL Including The William H. Riggs Collection. New York. MCXV. 14x22 cm. 161-I págs. B.
“The casual visitor to a modern museum is apt to know little of ancient Arms and Armor, and he may not realize that among connoisseurs these objects rank high in the scale of objets d’art — with ceramics, enamels, bronzes, even paintings. For one reason, unless he happens to know the famous collections in a few speciments of armor of good quality (...)”.— retirado da introdução.
Catálogo profusamente ilustrado e folhas intercaladas no texto desta valiosa colecção pertencente a The Metropolitan Museum of Art.