Decloux collection

“A Library of Decorative Art”: The Decloux Collection of Ornament Prints
What are ornament prints and how did Cooper Hewitt come to own the premier collection of such works in the United States?
Having your vegetables and eating them too
The famous silver tureens that the eighteenth–century silversmith Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier designed for England’s Duke of Kingston may be the most celebrated objects of his career. They were etched in a double-page spread in Oeuvre de Juste-Aurele Meissonnier published by Gabriel Huquier around 1748. This volume is one of the rare books acquired by the Cooper...