French faïence : Collection Knafel MOBI ¹ French

French faïence : Collection Knafel The most important collection of Ceramics in America The Sidney R Knafel Collection of French Fa ence features a broad collection of overpieces of grand feu high fired French fa ence principally from the factories of Nevers, Rouen, Marseilles, Moustiers, Moulins, and Lyon, ranging fromtoAmassed over the past fifty years, this exceptional collection encompasses an engaging variety of the most important fa ence centers of this creative period, representing many unique styles It reveals the full development of the French style , derived from Italian origins With introductions, essays, and entries in both English and French contributed by curators, scholars, and dealers in the field, this catalogue strives to generate an increased awareness of faience in the US This impressive collection is a rarity in private hands and is not often deeply collected nor displayed by museums Text in English and FrenchSidney R Knafel has had a full business career as an investment banker and subsequently as an investor entrepreneur He was founder and Chairman of Vision Cable Communications Inc and Insight Communications, Inc and is now Managing Partner of SRK Management Co a private investment firm He is a graduate of Phillips Academy, Harvard College, and Harvard Business School, and has served these entities as Charter Trustee Emeritus of Phillips Academy, Former Chairman of the Board of Governors of The Addison Gallery of American Art, and an active participant on a number of Harvard University committees He has stewardship positions in several other not for profit institutions, including The Frick Collection, Trustee Wellesley College, Trustee Emeritus and The Juilliard School, former Trustee


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