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BookAt centre stage in this volume is the Royal Clock Salt, an exceptional national treasure from the courtly culture of the Renaissance. Most probably made in Paris around 1530 by Pierre Mangot, the royal goldsmith to Francis I, the Clock Salt is somewhere between a jewel and a table ornament....
Schroder, Timothy ; Thornton, Dora
BookTwenty-four papers from a 1992 conference at the British Museum at which archaeologists and scientists met to discuss current scientific projects and approaches to the study of the Early Modern period. The essays here are divided into six themes: North American contact studies, ceramic studies, glass studies, precious metal studies,...
Hook, Duncan ; Gaimster, David