Pewter at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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A comprehensive study covering the pewterware from around the world, including many previously unpublished pieces. The manufacturing methods are outlined and developments of the pewter trade are traced in thematic chapters, including a short section on fakes.Secular and religious works from the Middle Ages to the present day are presented with many of the pieces receiving detailed examinations. Not only a valuable resource for specialists, this title will appeal to those interested in traditional crafts and antiques.

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Contents

Preface
6
Medieval Pewter
38
Guild Pewter
47
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Anthony North has worked for many years at the Victoria & Albert Museum, giving him a wide knowledge of public and private collections of firearms and has access to many historic and lavishly decorated weapons.

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