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Illustrations Plates (following page 116) 1. Enameled Sea Dragon Pendant with Baroque Pearl 2. Detail of Pearl Diving from Catalan Atlas 3. Jacopo Zucchi, Treasures of the Sea, or Allegory of the Discovery of America 4. Quentin Metsys, The Moneylender and His Wife 5. José de Alcíbar (attributed to), “De español y negra, mulato” 6. Lead Box Containing Pearls of Varying Sizes and Shapes 7. Albert Eckhout, African Woman and Child 8. Pierre Mignard, Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth 9. Simon Verelst, Eleanor (“Nell”) Gwynn 10. Johannes Vermeer, Woman Holding a Balance 11. Johannes Vermeer, Young Woman with a Pearl Necklace 12. Johann Georg Hinz, Cabinet of Collectibles 13. Johann Melchior Dinglinger (goldsmith), Moor with Monstrous Pearl Shell Figures 1 Enameled Sea Dragon Pendant with Baroque Pearl 3 2 Detail of Pearl Diving from Catalan Atlas20 3 Alonso Sánchez Coello, The Infantas Isabel Clara Eugenia and Catalina Micaela27 4 Diego de Velázquez, Isabella of Bourbon, First Queen of King Philip IV28 5 Quentin Metsys, The Moneylender and His Wife54 6 Modern Middens 63 7 “Mantte” and “Conche” 93 8 Pearl-Fishing Canoe with Black Divers 94 9 A Modern Rendition of the Coat of Arms Granted in 1600 to Margarita 103 10 Elizabeth I, 1533–1603 (the “Armada Portrait”) 104 11 Jacopo Zucchi, Treasures of the Sea, or Allegory of the Discovery of America114 12 Alessando Allori, A Pearl Diver 116 13 Alessando Allori, Pesca delle Perle117 { xvi } Illustrations 14 Giovanni Stradano, Pearl Diving118 15 Hernando de Torres to Cristóbal de Salazar, Jan. 18, 1586 125 16 Diving Suit (1623) 137 17 José de Alcíbar (attributed to), “De español y negra, mulato” 161 18 Lead Box Containing Pearls of Varying Sizes and Shapes  177 19 Albert Eckhout, African Woman and Child191 20 Pierre Mignard, Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth223 21 Simon Verelst, Eleanor (“Nell”) Gwynn224 22 Caspar Luyken, after Jan Luyken, De Peerelgaater234 23 Johannes Vermeer, Woman Holding a Balance235 24 Johannes Vermeer, Girl with a Pearl Earring236 25 Johannes Vermeer, Young Woman with a Pearl Necklace237 26 Four Modes of Pearl Fishing 243 27 Baroque Pearl Boat Hatpin 244 28 Johann Georg Hinz, Cabinet of Collectibles 246 29 Brooch of an African 254 30 Johann Melchior Dinglinger (goldsmith), Moor with Monstrous Pearl Shell 256 Maps 1 Select Locations of Early Modern Pearl Production and Commerce xx 2 The Pearl Coast in the Greater Caribbean 32 3 Key Sites of Pearl Fishing in the Early Americas 141 4 Key Sites of Pearl Extraction in the Indian Ocean 150 5 Key Iberian Pearl-­ Trading Ports 167 6 Select Northern European Sites of Pearl Extraction and Commerce 210 ...

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ISBN
9781469638997
Related ISBN
9781469638973
MARC Record
OCLC
1029886295
Pages
304
Launched on MUSE
2018-04-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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