King, Rachel (2013) Finding the Divine Falernian: Amber in Early Modern Italy. V&A Online Journal (5). ISSN 2043-667X

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Abstract

This paper explores both the finding of raw amber, and the creation of sculptural works in this venerated material, in Italy, from the late-16th to the 18th centuries. Using new archival and archaeological evidence, it offers new interpretation and context for a number of amber objects in the V&A’s collection.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Full text version freely available at the official URL
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Art and Design (from 2012)
Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2013 11:14
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2013 11:14
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1091

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