An Illustrated Dictionary of Silverware

An Illustrated Dictionary of Silverware

2,373 Entries Relating to British and North American Wares, Decorative Techniques and Styles, and Leading Designers and Makers, Principally From C.1500 to the Present

Book - 1987
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An Illustrated Dictionary of Silverware is devoted to the silverware of Great Britain since c.1500 (including Ireland up to 1921) and North America (embracing the U.S.A., Canada and Mexico) from the Colonial era to the present. It contains over 2,300 entries and cross-references and is comprehensively illustrated; it includes definitions of types of article, specific named examples, styles, methods of fabrication and decoration, and many biographical entries (on leading individual makers and designers and on outstanding firms of silversmiths). This book will be an invaluable guide to the subject and of great practical value as an authoritative reference work.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson, 1987.
ISBN: 9780500234563
0500234566
Branch Call Number: LPLC880608110849
Characteristics: 366 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. (some col.) ;,26 cm.

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