American Silver and Pewter

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Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Incorporated, 2000 - Antiques & Collectibles - 478 pages
This visual antique reference guide has all the information readers need to identify and appraise American silver and pewter-from Colonial times to the present. Each piece-450 in all-is photographed in full color and accompanied by a detailed description of the piece, origin, date of manufacture, relationship to similar pieces and rarity, and hints for collectors, helping readers spot potentially valuable heirlooms stashed at home or at garage sales, consignment stores and flea markets.

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About the author (2000)

Donald L. Fennimore is an expert in the field of American metal objects, in particular early nineteenth-century silver. His articles have appeared in Antiques, The American Art Journal, and other publications.

von Habsburg is the President of Masterson Gurr Johns, Inc., an appraisal and fine arts consulting firm with offices in New York and London.

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