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encyclopedia of early American silversmiths and their marks

Hollis French

encyclopedia of early American silversmiths and their marks

with a concise glossary of terms.

by Hollis French

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Published by Printed ... by the Benson Gallery Press in Harrisburg, Penna .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hallmarks.,
  • Silversmiths -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], 164 p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16670899M

    THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EARLY AMERICAN SILVERSMITHS AND THEIR MARKS WITH A CONCISE GLOSSARY OF TERMS Revised and Edited by Rita R. Benson Benson Gallery Press Harrisburg, Pennsylvania First printing Second printing   Part Two is a list of marks with location and date, and Part Three is a list of smiths arranged geographically by major cities. French, Hollis, A LIST OF EARLY AMERICAN SILVERSMITHS AND THEIR MARKS / by Hollis French; with a silver collectors' glossary. --New York: printed for the society, -- ix, p.: ill.

    For serious connoisseurs of American gold and silver ware, this rich and definitive directory lists over 3, early American silversmiths, , and their identifying marks. It includes biographical details and shop locations whenever possible, plus maps of the great smithing centers (Boston, New York, and Philadelphia) and : Dover Publications.   This is the 5th edition of one of the most inclusive and readable books on American silvermakers. A lot of encyclopedic silver books are mostly concerned with 18th or early 19th makers, this book includes 19th and 20th century makers with their marks and information about each :

    Gives names and marks of early American silversmiths from ; list of silver objects with found marks, unidentified marks; locations of silversmiths' shops with maps provided; facsimile pages from four previous Ensko books; illustrations of various silver forms, e.g. cups, bowls, tankards, tea sets, flatware. American Silversmiths and Their Marks: The Definitive ( Edition) by Stephen Guernsey Cook Ensko Book Description: Scholarly directory of over early American silversmiths, , and their identifying marks. Perfect reference work for collectors.


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EARLY AMERICAN SILVERSMITHS MARKS BY HOLLIS FRENCH A LIST OF EARLY AMERICAN SILVERSMITHS AND THEIR MARKS WITH A SILVER COLLECTORS' GLOSSARY ~ RARE Reference Book For Collectors ~ pages.

If you have any interest in Collecting Early American Silver, this is a great book to have in your collection/5(K). Buy American Silversmiths and Their Marks (): The Definitive (Dover Jewelry and Metalwork) New edition by Ensko, Stephen G.

C. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13).Encyclopedia Britannica "Plate." (Comprehensivebibliography.)French; Hollts A List of Early American Silversmiths and their ner, John Starkie Old Silver-Work, Chiefly English, from XVth to XVIIIth -Fulton Celebration Catalogue of an Exhibition Held in the Metropolitan Museum of Art,Jackson, C.

J. History of English Plate.5/5(1).The American silversmiths did mark their work, however, and pretty generally with their names or initials, so that the questions of where made and by whom can usually be answered satisfactorily. As a rule the earliest marks were fashioned after those used by the English silversmiths of the period, and Consisted of the initials of the makers.