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This Volume, forming one of the Series of Art Handbooks issued under the authority of the Lords of the Committee of Council on Education, has been prepared by Señor Juan F. Riaño, of Madrid, whose Catalogue of Art Objects of Spanish production in the South Kensington Museum, issued in 1872, has proved of great value and interest.

 

April, 1879.

THE INDUSTRIAL ARTS
IN SPAIN.

BY
JUAN F. RIAÑO.


WITH NUMEROUS WOODCUTS



 



Published for the Committee of Council on Education,
BY
CHAPMAN AND HALL, LIMITED,
LONDON.
1890.




Richard Clay and Sons, Limited,
LONDON AND BUNGAY.


 

CONTENTS.

PAGE

Gold and Silver Work

1

Iron Work

58

Bronzes

68

Arms

79

Furniture

109

Ivories

126

Pottery and Porcelain         

143

Glass

228

Textile Fabrics

250

Lace

271

ILLUSTRATIONS.

NO.

 

PAGE

1.

Votive Crown of King Swinthila, Madrid

7

2.

Leaf of Triptych in Cathedral of Seville

17

3.

Processional Cross, 15th century, South Kensington Museum

20

4.

Chalice, 16th century, S.K.M.

30

5.

Chalice, 17th century, S.K.M.

31

6.

Pax, 16th century, S.K.M.

33

7.

Jewel, 17th century, S.K.M.

35

8.

Silver Dish, 17th century, S.K.M.

36

9.

Breast Ornament set with emeralds, late 17th century, S.K.M.

37

10.

Breast Ornament set with diamonds, late 17th century, S.K.M.

39

11.

Moorish Keys in Cathedral of Seville

60

12.

Nail heads, S.K.M.

66

13.

Moorish Lamp, Archæological Museum, Madrid

72

14.

Tenebrarium in Cathedral of Seville

75

15.

Monstrance, dated 1537, S.K.M.

77

16.

Sword of Boabdil, Villaseca Collection, Madrid

85

17.

Moorish Dagger, 15th century

89

18.

Rapiers, 16th and 17th centuries, S.K.M.

97

19.

Breastplate, formerly in Bernal Collection

98

20.

Saddle of the Cid—Armoury, Madrid

99

21.

Muskets

100

22.

Botica de los Templarios, from Toledo, S.K.M.

114

23.

Vargueño Cabinet, 16th century, S.K.M.

121

24.

Ivory cylindrical box, Moorish, 10th century, S.K.M.

128

25.

Ivory rectangular box, Moorish, 10th century, S.K.M.

129

26.

Ivory Casket, Moorish, 11th century, Cathedral of Pamplona

131

27.

Cross of King Ferdinand I., Archæological Museum, Madrid

136

28.

Samian Bowl

144

29.

Plateau, (probably of Valencia), S.K.M.

152

30.

Moorish Vase at the Alhambra

155

31.

Tile, (probably from the Alhambra)

157

32.

Hispano-Moresco Vase, 14th or 15th century, S.K.M.

159

33.

Hispano-Moresco Plateau with raised ribs and studs, 15th or 16th century, S.K.M.

160

34.

Hispano-Moresco Salver, 15th or 16th century, S.K.M.

161

35.

Wine Jar, "Tinaja," S.K.M.

164

36.

Brim of Well from Toledo, S.K.M.

166