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history of American pewter

Charles F. Montgomery

history of American pewter

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pewter, American -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. 241-242.

    Statement(by) Charles F. Montgomery.
    SeriesAmerican decorative arts series, A Winterthur book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK8412
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16407469M

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OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 27 cm. Contents: Introduction --Pewter in Everyday Life --The American Pewterer and His Craft --Connoisseurship --Church Pewter: Baptismal Basins, Beakers, Chalices, Flagons, and Communion Tokens --Lighting: History of American pewter book, Lamps, and Sconces --Drinking Vessels: Mugs and Tankards --Pitchers --Plates, Dishes, and Basins --Porringers.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Montgomery, Charles F. (Charles Franklin), History of American pewter. New York: Dutton, © For American pewter, the best guide to photographs of pewterers' marks is Ledlie Laughlin's three volumn, Pewter in America, Its Makers and Their Marks.

However the last volumn was published in Discoveries since have been published in the PCCA Bulletin, published history of American pewter book a year. Other sources for drawings of most of the American pewter marks are listed in the bibliography.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A History of American Pewter by Charles F. Montgomery (, Paperback, Revised) at the best online prices at. Henry J. history of American pewter book Kauffman published The American Pewterer - His Techniques and His Products inand Celia History of American pewter book published The Pocket Book of American Pewter in the same year.

Another member, Katherine Ebert, wrote Collecting American Pewter inand in the same year, Charles F. Montgomery wrote A History of American Pewter. A List of Titles dealing with American Pewter. Books: Note: All books listed, with the exception of Connecticut Pewter history of American pewter book 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.

2) Liberty, “Pewter andthe Revival of its Use,” page ii John Fanning Watson, Chapter 1 note 3, “A History of American Pewter” by Charles F. Montgomery, A Winterthur P “Pewter of the Western World, ”, Peter R.G.

Hornsby, Schiffer Publishing Robert W. Symonds, Chapter 1 note 6, “A History of. Montgomery had a particular interest in pewter, a subject on which he was an authority and "enthusiastic evangelist." [2] His well-illustrated book, A History of American Pewter, serves as a concise introduction to the subject, but also touches upon broader themes in the study of.

Antiques on the Square carries antique pewter from the s and s. Pewter is a very soft and easily moulded alloy whose main content is tin. The history of pewter tableware and serving items can be traced back as far as the 11th century. In spite of its history, very few pewter items made before history of American pewter book s can be found today outside of museums.

history of American pewter book Pewter made in the British Isles will sell well in any English speaking country, but American pewter is going to sell best in the United States.

Within the United States, markets vary based on region. For example, pewter from the Midwest will sell best there, while eastern or southern pewter sells best nearer the Atlantic. The page hardcover second printing book studies the history, methods of manufacture, and connoisseurship of American pewter.

Drawing on the extensive and superlative Winterthur Museum collection, the book has great illustrations and photographs with chapters categorized by form and usage. In excellent used condition. SOLD. "the american pewterer- his techniques & his products"- item #books "some notes on american pewter"- item #books "a history of american pewter- a winterthur book"- item #books "hail britannia: maine pewter and silverplate"- item #books "pewter at colonial williamsburg".

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B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Pages: Drink and be merry with the Pawn Stars when a Pre-Revolutionary American pewter tankard clanks into the shop. Will Rick cheers to an offer or will he put a lid. What is pewter. your questions answered - history, metalic content, how manufactured, how to look after, and pewter 'touchmarks' Pewter Bookcases Antiques Apple Antiquities Apple Fruit Antique Libraries Book Shelves.

More information. More information. Find this Pin and more on Antique Intel by Paige MacBeth. Personalized Items. Pewter (/ ˈ p juː t ər /) is a malleable metal alloy composed of 85–99% tin, mixed with approximately 5–10% antimony, 2% copper, bismuth, and sometimes silver. Copper and antimony act as hardeners but may be replaced with lead in lower grades of pewter, imparting a bluish tint.

Pewter has a low melting point, around – °C (– °F), depending on the exact mixture of metals. Book Review: A History of American Pewter, by Charles F. Montgomery Book Reviews. Dean A.

Fales + Author: Dean A. Fales. Pewter of the Western World, Peter Hornsby, Schiffer,ISBN 0 83 8. An invaluable reference book, with nearly illustrations.

Pewter Wares from Sheffield. Jack Scott, Baltimore, Antiquary Press,ISBN 0 00 5. The standard reference work for Britannia metal wares. Scottish Pewter Pewter history is relatively recent compared to other metals or alloys such as gold, silver and bronze.

In fact there was a 'Bronze Age' but no one's heard of a 'Pewter Age'. By the way, bronze is an alloy related to pewter. It is mostly copper with a little bit of tin, while pewter is the other way around. Irish Pewter: A History by ISBN 0 Published in £6 This book provided the first modern, comprehensive review of pewter manufacture in Ireland and of Irish pewterers.

Pewtering in Bewdley by g and n Published in £3. American and British Pewter: An Historical Survey (Antiques magazine library ; 6) by Thomas, John Carl and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at History British Pewter, First Edition - AbeBooks.

French, Hollis. A list of early American silversmiths and their marks. Printed for the Society,/sil French, Hollis. A list of early American silversmiths and their marks. Printed for the Society, doi: /sil #N#Add this page to your Mendeley Library. #N#Get Zotero : Hollis French. ROSEWELL GLEASON TEAPOT (AMERICAN) Rosewell Gleason had a shop in Dorchester Mass.

from In A History of American Pewter by Charles F. Montgomery, Mr. Montgomery states "For the most part, Gleson's designs for pitchers, lamps and teapots had the traditional virtues of pewter's simple, bold forms and enjoyed wide sales all over the eastern United States. It highlights the many purposes pewter served in early American history, assisting in the transfer of culture from Europe and in the shaping of distinctive American attitudes and artifacts, and is also illustrative of the broad distribution of British wares, especially apparent in Virginia and the lower Chesapeake region, w t were relatively.

I absolutely LOVE this. (well, the face could be a little different) The details on his flag, etc are great and it s just the right size for what I wanted.5/5(2). A VERY RARE SET AMERICAN PEWTER PRESIDENT COLLECTION Lance Pewter 38 Presidents Statue and Books complete Washington through Jimmy Carter.

AT $ that only $ for the statue and book for each of the 38 American Presidents The statues of the U.S. Presidents range from President Washington to President Carter. American Pewter $ “It is a detailed history, an indispensable reference work.

there is an account of every known American pewterer with dates, types of work, scarcity factors and marks; profusely illustrated with the most notable examples. the early 18 th century are pewter, but by the mid century large numbers of cast brass and copper (i.e.

copper alloy) buttons were produced. Cut/Carved Used for bone, ivory, shell, wood, and other organic materials that are cut or carved by hand or machine. Drawn Most commonly applies to drawn glass buttons and wire metal Size: KB.

Like silver, pewter is a specialized field of collecting requiring years of training in how to recognize the genuine article and identify the many makers of pewter from countries other than America. Pocket book of American pewter by Celia Jacobs,Herman Pub.

Service edition, in English - 2d ed., rev. and : The history of pewter in the Western World. Some people think of Pewter as a cheap substitute for Sterling silver but this it is not. Pewter is a splendid metal with its own merits and qualities that make it a fine precious metal for both decorative and practical applications.

Pewter historically was an alloy of tin and lead (up to 50% Pb). The book provides some excellent chapters on the history, casting, decorating, etc. of pewter and then shows examples of the important forms of pewter from around the world including makers and origins.

Kerfoot, J. American Pewter. Bonanza Books (). This is probably the best known book on American pewter. There are many details on the. David Moulson looks at the history of pewter, as a new dedicated museum opens in Stratford-upon-Avon. David Moulson | Published in History Today Volume 51 Issue 6 June This month the first museum of British pewter will be opened in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Antiques: How One Pewter Collection Got Started. critically acclaimed “A History of American Pewter” (Praeger, $). who explores these matters in his book. But such information. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

American pewter marks & makers by Celia Jacobs,Stephen Greene Press edition, in EnglishPages: Pewter is an alloy comprised of tin (91 percent to 97 percent) with antimony and copper.

The more silver the color the higher the tin content is. Makers added antimony and copper for strength. Through the years, the different markers represented different things.

Early American Pewter by WEB Porridge Bowl Porringer - Pewter Porringer - Succulent Planter - Desk Accessory - Country Cottage Kitchen Decor HoundTales 5. This pdf presents a marketing history of American pewter and the materials with which it once competed.

Pewter was popular from colonial times through the early s, when sales peaked, but Author: Terrence Witkowski.Photos in the book are as early as and go through spring NFL items are in the rear of the book.

Below there are pamphlets on the various Stieff lines, plus the historic associations that Stieff made pewter for.

Many of the items in the pamphlets appear in .(23) Their long history of manufacturing Ebook and pewter wares encompassed nearly ebook century from to and provided many pieces that today entice collectors of American pewter.

Acknowledgement: The author is very grateful to Ted and Kyle Homan for their invaluable assistance in clarifying many of the facts reported in this article.