An Illustrated Dictionary Of SilverwareBook - 1987
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: London Thames and Hudson 1987
Alternative Title: Dictionary of silverware