Historic Ornament: Treatise on Decorative Art and Architectural Ornament (Complete Edition)


"Historic Ornament" in 2 volumes is one of the best-known works by an Irish artist James Ward. Contents: Prehistoric Ornament Neolithic Stone Period The Bronze Age The Iron Age The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and other parts of Europe Egyptian Art Chaldean and Assyrian Art PhƓnician Art Art in Ancient Persia Grecian Art Art in Primitive Greece Greek and Roman Orders of Architecture Greek and Roman Architectural Ornament Indian art and Architecture Chinese and Japanese Architecture Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture Saracenic Architecture and Ornament Romanesque Architecture and Ornament Gothic Architecture and Ornament Renaissance Architecture and Ornament Pottery Enamels Ivory Carvings Metal Work Furniture Textile Fabrics Mosaics Glass The Decoration of Books