American Silversmiths and Their Marks: The Definitive (1948) Edition (1948 Edition)

American Silversmiths and Their Marks: The Definitive (1948) Edition (1948 Edition)❮KINDLE❯ ➜ American Silversmiths and Their Marks: The Definitive (1948) Edition (1948 Edition) ❤ Author Stephen G. C. Ensko – Heartforum.co.uk So thoroughly is the American ethos embodied in the works of American silversmiths that it has given to their product a typical identity and it never can be mistaken for that of any other country — So thoroughly is the American and Their Epub à ethos embodied in the works of American silversmiths that it has given to their product a typical identity and it never can be mistaken for that of any other country — Charles Messer Stow in the IntroductionForsaking the American Silversmiths MOBI :Ä flourishes and ornamentation favored by their European contemporaries, early American gold and silver smiths pioneered a new American aesthetic sensibility in creating for their wellheeled clients finely worked, luxurious metalware for the table, which was marked by a simplicity and forthrightness of design These Silversmiths and Their ePUB ☆ accomplished artisans have left us not only a stunning legacy of priceless silverware but also an opportunity to examine the culture, lifestyle, and values — in short, the developing ethos — of young America For social and cultural historians as well as Americana buffs, the study of silversmithing in this book will provide a unique perspective on a spirited new nation For serious connoisseurs of American gold and silver ware, silver dealer Stephen G C Ensko's American Silversmiths and Their Marks is a rich and definitive directory Ensko has compiled an exhaustive list of over , gold and silversmiths working between the yearsandBiographical details and location of their shops are given wherever possible Maps of the great metropolitan centers of smithing Boston, New York, and Philadelphia with shop locations noted are appended  Overof the finest examples of the work of early American artisans are displayed in sharp, clear blackandwhite photographs Items include tankards, cups, candlesticks, sugar boxes, inkstands, tea sets, porringers, plus a pitcher, sauce dish, teapot, and other works by famous New England patriot Paul Revere The usefulness of this work is perhaps most apparent in the practical listing of identifying marks associated with gold and silversmiths With over , entries, this feature alone renders American Silversmiths and Their Marks indispensable to enthusiasts interested in tracking down and identifying antique pieces.

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American Silversmiths and Their Marks: The Definitive PDF
    American Silversmiths and Their Marks: The Definitive PDF the study of silversmithing in this book will provide a unique perspective on a spirited new nation For serious connoisseurs of American gold and silver ware, silver dealer Stephen G C Ensko's American Silversmiths and Their Marks is a rich and definitive directory Ensko has compiled an exhaustive list of over , gold and silversmiths working between the yearsandBiographical details and location of their shops are given wherever possible Maps of the great metropolitan centers of smithing Boston, New York, and Philadelphia with shop locations noted are appended  Overof the finest examples of the work of early American artisans are displayed in sharp, clear blackandwhite photographs Items include tankards, cups, candlesticks, sugar boxes, inkstands, tea sets, porringers, plus a pitcher, sauce dish, teapot, and other works by famous New England patriot Paul Revere The usefulness of this work is perhaps most apparent in the practical listing of identifying marks associated with gold and silversmiths With over , entries, this feature alone renders American Silversmiths and Their Marks indispensable to enthusiasts interested in tracking down and identifying antique pieces."/>
  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • American Silversmiths and Their Marks: The Definitive (1948) Edition (1948 Edition)
  • Stephen G. C. Ensko
  • 01 October 2017
  • 9780486244280

12 thoughts on “American Silversmiths and Their Marks: The Definitive (1948) Edition (1948 Edition)

  1. Frederic says:

    Remains a useful reference on American coin silver marks. The detailed drawings of marks are alphabetized by the mark itself rather than by last name, making it especially useful for trying to identify rubbed marks (as long as you have the beginning).

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