Some articles on bronze, gilt bronze, gilt:
... God the Father (marble, bronze and lapis lazuli, 1726), Chapel of St Ignatius, Il Gesù, Rome ... Tomb of Giorgio Cardinal Spinola (white polychrome marbles, gesso, bronze, 1744), left aisle, S ... Tomb of Prince Filippo II Colonna (white coloured marbles with gilt bronze, 1745), S ...
... could mount Chinese porcelains with gilt-bronze handles and stands, fit the cabinetmaker's furniture with Japanese lacquer or Sèvres porcelain plaques, and supply furniture with opulent gilt-b ... those who sell pictures, prints, candelabras, wall-lights, girandoles of gilded brass and bronze, crystal chandeliers, figures of bronze, marble, wood and other material ...
... into bouquets or in flower sprays added to cut-glass-hung gilt-bronze chandeliers under the direction of Parisian marchands-merciers, who alone were permitted to combine the production of so many separate craft ... who alone could commission the gilt bronze mount in which the vase had been set ... white figures, together with a porcelain vase, were mounted on a gilt-bronze pedestal ...
Famous quotes containing the words bronze and/or gilt:
“Both nuns and mothers worship images,
But those the candles light are not as those
That animate a mothers reveries,
But keep a marble or a bronze repose.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“Edith: This complete loveliness will fade. And we shall forget what it was like.
Edward: Edith, dont.
Edith: Oh, its bound to. Just a few years and the gilt wears off the gingerbread.
Edward: Darling, answer me one thing truthfully. Have you ever seen gingerbread with gilt on it?
Edith: [laughing] Fool!
Edward: Then the whole argument is disposed of.”
—Reginald Berkeley (1890 N1935)