Paktong: The Chinese Alloy in Europe, 1680-1820
Paktong. a rare Chinese alloy imported in small quantities during the eighteenth century was used by European craftsman to make domestic objects in imitation of silverware.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
19th century advertisement appear Appendix auction baluster baluster stem Birmingham Bonnin brass candlestick brassfounders British plate candlesticks with separate catalogue Chamberstick China Chinese alloy Chinese white copper Christie's Circular base Circular section Colour Plate composition construction contemporary references decoration discussed ditto eighteenth century paktong electroplating elegant English engraved evidence fender Fothergill gadrooned edge German silver hallmarks handle Hardware District high including bobeches hollow peaned joint illustrated in Plate India metal iron joint with stem knop later letter manufacture marks Matthew Boulton mentioned nickel nickel alloy nineteenth century ormolu Pair of candlesticks paktong candlesticks paktong example paktong mounts paktong pieces paktong wares period plated wares produced pseudo-hallmarks rococo salt cellars seam separate bobeches sheet metal Sheffield plate silver examples silversmiths Single candlestick snuffers Soho Soho manufactory Square base Stem cast stove trade tutenague unusual W.A. Pinn collection wax depression white metal zinc