A fine clean copy of Apollo ~ Vol. CXXXIX ~ No. 383, dedicated to James Parker on the occasion of his retirement from The Metropolitan Museum of Art and published in January 1994. Contents include scholarly articles on :- "Rethinking the Collections : European Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art", by Olga Raggio : "A Life at The Met : James Parker and the Collecting of Italian Furniture", by James David Draper : "Whimsey and Sobriety : Rococo Butterflies and Neo-Classical Porcelain", by Claire le Corbeiller : "Unlikely Decorations : Some Limoges Enamel Ornaments for Horse Tackle", by Clare Vincent : "A Russian Coronation Cup in The Metropolitan Museum", by Marina Nudel : "B.V.R.B. at The Met", by William Rieder : "Genoese Splendour : Doors from the Palazzo Carrega-Cataldi", by Antoine E. Wilmering, George R. Bisacca, Giovanni Bucchi : "Made in Russia : Newly Identified Glasses in The Met", by Jessie McNab : "A Banner for St Peter, Chaillot : Identifying a Savonnerie Panel", by Edith A. Standen, and "The Japanese Connection : French Eighteenth-Century Furniture and Export Lacquer", by Oliver R. Impey and Danielle O. Kisluk-Grosheide, plus regular monthly features. Soft covers.
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