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American pewterers and their marks.

American pewterers and their marks.

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Published by [Museum Press] in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDowns, Joseph., Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK8412 .N4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1], 21 p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14668226M

    The early American pewterers followed the English custom of impressing a touch or trade-mark on their ware, the eagle being a favorite emblem. Often, though not always, this was accompanied by the maker's name. The earlier touches are generally the clearest and best. If you want more detail on Old British Pewterers' Makers' Marks then some collectors still think and might tell you that the H H Cotterell book of - "Old Pewter: Its Makers and Marks" - will provide this. Indeed, it alone did so for many years.

    First used by French pewterers in the 17th century, by British pewterers in the late 17th century, and by American pewterers in the 19th century. Anti-Wobble Ring. A raised ring on the bottom of a lid which fits inside the opening of a container in order to keep the lid from moving laterally. For items made by jewellers and originally silver plated, books of marks of makers of silver plate will be relevant. Other references cover items made by pewterers. Butler, Roderick, 'Marked Domestic Brass and other Base Metalware cc', pp, .

      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. Numbering among the most prolific early American pewterers, William Will was well-known for his experimentations with different forms and unique designs. For these reasons, the range of his body of work is exceptionally impressive. Most praiseworthy of all, his wares suffered not for quality despite their considerable quantity.


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American pewterers and their marks Download PDF EPUB FB2

This doesn't sound bad until you start looking for "WHL". Most pewterers marked their pewter Glen jones = GJ.

WHL could be William Lewis so you have to go to lewis and research backward or it could be William hart and lofton meaning you have to research everything to find anything.

There is a scarcity of marks in American pewterers and their marks. book book as s: 6. Pewter in America: Its Makers and Their Marks [Laughlin, Ledlie Irwin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pewter in America: Its Makers and Their Marks4/5(6). Get this from a library.

American pewterers and their marks. [Joseph Downs; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)]. American pewterers and their marks. [Malcolm A Rogers] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Pewter in America: its makers and their marks, Volumes Pewter in America: Its Makers and Their Marks, Ledlie Irwin Laughlin: Author: Ledlie Irwin Laughlin: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Barre Publishers, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Dec 8, Subjects.

Pewter in America: Its Makers and Their Marks (3 Volumes in 1) by Ledlie Irwin Laughlin. American Legacy Press.

Hardcover. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.

A guide to pewter for the collector and dealer by a then leading pewter dealer. It lists alphabetically all known American pewterers. Included is their place of work, working dates, rarity and surviving forms made by each and is Illustrated with photos of known works and line drawings of their touch marks.

American pewterers used touch marks, quality marks and, occasionally, hallmarks that are broadly similar to those used by British pewterers.

Ledly I. Laughlin has written an excellent guide to Pewter In America. Pewter In America; Its Makers and Their Marks Ledly I. Laughlin, Barre Publishers, Barre, Massachusetts,ISBN 0 A new touchplate was started inand from then on, all pewterers marks had to be recorded on it, together with their date of striking.

London Maker's Touch (Maitland); American Maker's Touch (Hamlin), including pseudo hallmarks. The Mark of the Hall or Quality Mark. These may include a pewterers’ mark or an ownership mark.

Verification and capacity marks seen on vessels such as ewers and tankards are meant to mimic silver hallmarks. They may also bear a town mark. Many touch marks are often partially or almost totally worn. This is a result of much use and because pewter is a soft metal.

Book Review, by Dean F. Failey. An American Pewter Collection: The Collection of Dr. Melvyn & Bette Wolf published by the Wolfs in April ISBN Leather-bound hardcover book, pages, black and white photographs, plus 29 in color.

There was no central register of pewterers or their marks, so identifying the pewterers and the marks they used is only possible as a result of decades of research, a process that is still ongoing. The Pewter Society database of British & Irish makers and their marks is.

Home» Books» A list of early American silversmiths and their marks. A list of early American silversmiths and their marks. French, Hollis; Walpole Society (U.S.) Printed for the Society, Creator: French, Hollis; Walpole Society (U.S.) Published: Printed for the Society, Subject(s): Art.

This list should really just be called best American books as authors appear more than once and that seems to be the way the ranking works. Also Ian Banks (author of the wasp factory #82) is not American he is Scottish so he shouldn't be on here, however good/relevant to this list his book may be.

J.B. Kerfoot had written American Pewter in l,and Charies A. Caider had published Rhode Island Pewterers and Their Work, and also Some Additional Notes on Rhode Island Pewterers. Louis G. Myers published Some Notes on American Pewterers in Those early writers inspired Ledlie 1.

American pewterers. American pewterers used touch marks, quality marks and, occasionally, hallmarks that are broadly similar to those used by British pewterers. To identify them, try: Pewter In America; Its makers and their marks by Ledlie I Laughlin, American Legacy Press (three volumes in one), ISBN 0 7.

This book includes a short historical introduction, a history of pewter-making, the old pewterers and their touch-plates, secondary marks, collectors difficulties, illustrations and examples of pewter-ware, alphabetical list of pewterers, with illustrations of their marks, and index to devices in marks.

A List of Titles dealing with American Pewter. Books: Note: All books listed, with the exception of Connecticut Pewter and Pewterers, by John Carl Thomas, Pewter At Colonial Williamsburg, by John D. Davis, Pewter in Pennsylvania German Churches by Donald M. Herr, The Charles V.

Swain Collection, and An American Pewter Collection The Collection of Dr. Melvyn & Bette Wolf are out of print. Description (lot of 35) Collection of reference books on Americana, silver, metal, and various weapons, comprising: (1) "Old English Plate," Wilfred Joseph Cripps, Spring Books, London, sixth edition,personal library stamps to inside cover page, illustrations, pages; (1) "The Book of Old Silver," Seymour B.

Wyler, Crown Publishers, New York,personal library stamps to inside. : English pewter touchmarks, including the marks of origin of some of the Scottish and Irish pewterers; (Dealer Guides) () by Jackson, Radway and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.

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