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American pewter

Kerfoot, J. B.

American pewter

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pewter -- United States,
  • Pewter -- Collectors and collecting

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. B. Kerfoot ; with ill. from photos. by the author, of specimens in his own collection.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 236 p., [62] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23253245M
    ISBN 100810341476

    Let me know which items you wish to purchase and I American pewter book respond with mailing instructions and total amount due. During the first half of the eighteenth century a number of them came from England and settled in various parts of the country, and there were evidently Dutch and German brasiers in New York and Pennsylvania. We still handcraft each and every piece with the same care as our ancestors. In fact, it was in more general use here, particularly in the rural sections where the people could not afford much silver, than it was in England.

    There are only limited records of American pewter book century pewterers, so it is rarely possible to identify makers from this period anyway. The names of C. The pictures below show the front and back of four examples cast from mymolds. At first Boston was the principal seat of the manufacture and distribution of pewter, but by the middle of the eighteenth century New York had become a close rival and there were other places where the trade flourished. The surface condition of the pewter is very important to buyers, so take notice of dents, scratches, or random patches of corrosion; these will decrease the value of the object.

    Photos in the book are as early as and go through spring There was no Pewterers' Company or other guild in American pewter book country to control the manufacture, but the alloy was much the same as that required in England. Ladle, dish, and sauce boat in the Bolles Collection of American pewter at the Metropolitan Museum Pewter plates in the Bolles Collection The forms and styles employed by American pewterers followed, in general, those of their English contemporaries. Two of the most important of all — Boardman and Danforth — lived in Hartford, Connecticut. His work, however, being of an earlier period, can easily be distinguished from that of the American Boardmans.


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American pewter by Kerfoot, J. B. Download PDF Ebook

In the early 19th century, American pewter book in fashion caused a decline in the use of pewter flatware. Gale has compiled the longest list, and that contains only forty-four names, dating from toand must of necessity be very incomplete. I have some pewter items that I wish to sell. As more pewter pamphlets and books become available to us, they too will be scanned and published on this site.

By its American pewter book had been practically superseded by china and britannia ware, though it was made in limited quantity as late asnot to mention the modern reproductions. Nevertheless, she refused to leave her home and gallantly faced the enemy troops.

Most of them were also coppersmiths. In New York we find this advertisement dated "John Halden, brasier, from London, near the old Market Slip in New York, makes and sells all sorts of copper and brass kettles, tea-kettles, coffee potts, pye pans, warming pans, and all sorts of copper and brass ware, also sells all sorts of hard metal and pewter wares.

Her correspondence eloquently urged others to continue the fight for American independence. Some of their ware was marked with the firm name. The dates areattributed from to For example, pewter from the Midwest will sell best there, while eastern or southern pewter sells best nearer the Atlantic.

American Pewter by Kerfoot J B

Your website seems to concentrate on British pewter. They employed largely the forms in vogue in the old countries, so that their work is not readily distinguished from the imported ware. On this page you can find some replies to common questions sent to the society. The earlier touches are generally the clearest and best.

All pewter of modern manufacture meets the same standard.

The use of Pewter Spoons in America from 1650 to 1850

You can find a local scrap yard and check their prices with the iScrapApp. There is also a American pewter book of books and publications on all aspects of pewter; a number are available for sale through the Society and others can be obtained through your local Public Library in the UK and in other countries.

Marks you can find on pewter include touch marks, American pewter book, quality marks, labels, and catalog numbers. Hera — probably the same as Hero — appear again in the Philadelphia Directory of Around the time of the revolution,pewter metal was being replaced with Britannia metal, a harder alloy of tin utilizing Antimony.

Their effort supported his campaign in the South. Published in Past Masters News, Vol. Photographs should have good lighting and focus to accentuate color and texture.

In this section. Within the past ten or fifteen years there has been a considerable traffic in bogus jugs, flagons, porringers, plates, pep per shakers, spoons, and whale-oil lamps.

The availability of molds of this style must be limited, as I havenot seen a mold during more than 30 years of collecting. These older models will fetch the highest price on the market.

Some popular figurines were those depicting stage coaches or cowboys. Examples of pewter-ware can be viewed at several locations in the UK and Ireland and at a number of museums and collections in other countries.

This would put dates of pre in doubt.There are a number of publications covering pewter from other parts of the world.

Boardman Pewter

The best starting point American pewter book European pewter is ‘Books on European Pewter Marks’ by Gadd, J., published by the Society in A comprehensive bibliography of publications on America pewter can be found on the website of The Pewter Collectors Club of America.

Apr 16,  · American pewter marks & makers American pewter book Celia Jacobs,Stephen Greene Press edition, in English - 2nd ed., rev.

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In the ’s and early ’s american home fashion was both embracing the modern style and looking back to a resurgence of Colonial Decor.Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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