Pewter at the Victoria and Albert Museum
V&A Publications, Jan 1, 1999 - Antiques & Collectibles - 192 pages
A comprehensive study covering the pewterware from around the world, including many previously unpublished pieces.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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
18th century Height alloy Art Nouveau badges baluster Baluster Measure beaker bibliography body Boucaud and Fregnac bowl brass Britannia metal candlestick cast in relief centre chalices cm Capacity cm Diameter Collector's label Company of Pewterers Cotterell 1929 Croft Lyons Bequest crowned decorated Diameter of base dish Dutch early eighteenth century English pewter engraved ewer example figure flagon flask France French Gift guild hallmarks handle Height excluding lid Hornsby incised knop known Maker's touch medallion metal moulds Museum of London Museum's collection mutchkin nineteenth century Nuremberg ornament owner's initials owner's mark pewter wares pint plate porringers Port Bequest pots produced provenance Purchased Quaich recorded salts Scottish seventeenth century shape silver similar sixteenth century spoons spout stamped strapwork struck survived tankard Taudin teapots thumb-piece touches and inscriptions Toulouse unidentified upper section usually verification mark wine Worshipful Company wriggle-work Yeates Bequest Young Bequest