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American pewterers and their marks

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

American pewterers and their marks

notes for a second edition

by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

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Published by Cracker Barrel Press in Southampton, N.Y .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Malcolm A. Rogers, Jr.
    ContributionsRogers, Malcolm A.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[23] p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16979056M

    American Silver Co. Bristol, Connecticut ~ - Manufacturers of silverplate & sterling flatware and holloware. The firm succeeded Holmes & Tuttle in and were acquired by International Silver in International is likely to have continued using this mark for some period.   Look for names or initials on the pewter. Initials denote touch marks or hallmarks. Touch marks vary in size and style and may contain a date. If a date and initials appear on the pewter, it is most likely a touch mark. This may or may not help identify the creator of the pewter as they were only required to register their marks in certain cities.

    Welcome to The Marks Project, , A Dictionary of American Ceramics, present. Our website includes marks (stamps, chops and/or signatures, etc.) usually found on the bottom of ceramic objects created by potters, ceramic artists and sculptors. We welcome your feedback on the website, its search functions, and appearance. American pewter and britanniaware is dis- cussed in several authoritative works, readily available to the interested reader. Ledlie I. Laughlin’sPewferin America: Its Makers and Their Marks, the defmitive book on the subject, traces the biography of each pewterer, his marks, and his forms. The history of .

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American pewterers and their marks by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Pewterers who were represented in a special loan exhibition of American pewter held in the Museum from March 11 through Ap "--Introduction. Description: 3 preliminary leaves, 21 pages of illustrations (facsimiles), [1] pages ; 25 cm. Get this from a library.

American pewterers and their marks. [Joseph Downs; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)]. 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. 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 thei book as well.4/4(6).

The book is small enough to carry along with you as a reference. It contains reproductions of every know identifying mark of early American pewterers. The marks are listed by types (bird, crown, etc.) with the makers' names, locations, and working dates. There is an easy to use index arranged alphabetically by : $ 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. 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.

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. 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.

Pewterers Marks The Pewter Society. A German Pewter Tankard And Three Beakers Unknown Makers Lot. Vintage Pewter Marks Identification Samyysandra. Antique 17th C German Pewter Three Schott Niz Angels Hallmarks.

Anique German C S Pewter Angel Mark Tea Server Pot 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.

"The book contains deeply personal texts, feelings and accounts that frankly could only have come from Harry and Meghan, which suggests they gave permission to their friends to speak on their. Pewter In America - Its Makers & Their Marks Volume 3 by Ledlie I. Laughlin This is the original third volume, printed in by Barre Publishing, of Mr.

Laughlin's continued coverage of American pewter and pewterers started in This book includes updates and corrections from the original volumes published in - Explore KitschNware Modern's board "American Studio Pottery Identification Marks ", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Pottery, Pottery marks, Ceramics pins. Feb 6, - What is pewter. your questions answered - history, metalic content, how manufactured, how to look after, and pewter 'touchmarks'. In Colonial America, pewter was a staple of everday living. A collection of polished pewter, used and proudly displayed, symbolized prosperity to the wives of the artisans and shopkeepers.

The eighteenth-century housewife kept her pewter polished. The gentry ate from silver and imported china; the very poor made out with wooden trenchers and pottery mugs. Page - Pewter. By HJLJ MASSE, MA With 52 half-tone and numerous other Illustrations. Cloth, 10s. net. Second Impression.

" It is a remarkably thorough and well-arranged guide to the subject, supplied with useful illustrations and with lists of pewterers and of their marks so complete as to make it a very complete and satisfactory book of reference. Many American pewterers identified their works by stamping their pewter with a mark called a touchmark.

While they used English touch designs, such as the rampant lion and rose and crown, before the Revolutionary War, afterwards they used the patriotic American eagle, which they copied from coins issued by the new republic in 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.

Pewter In America - Its Makers & Their Marks by Ledlie I. Laughlin This is the original two volumes, printed in by Houghton Mifflin, of Mr. Laughlin's ground-breaking coverage of American pewter and pewterers. An excellent must-have source of information for any pewter collector.

Showing use and shelf wear, the volumes are in good overall. 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.Marks and short biographies of famous British silversmiths are illustrated with only five American notables (perhaps a minor shortcoming of this book). Of considerable value is the section on Fakes and Alterations which alerts the reader to give a considered purchase that second look before parting with their .