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Silver in American life : selections from the Mabel Brady Garvan and other collections at Yale University / edited by Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W.R. Ward.

; Ward, Gerald W. R
Boston, Mass. : D.R. Godine, 1979.
ISBN 0879232889, 9780879232887

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George Washington
Gelman stacks
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WRLC Shared Collections Facility
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Founders Library stacks
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Other Authors Ward, Barbara McLean.
Ward, Gerald W. R.
Subjects Art -- Private collections -- Catalogs.
Art -- Private collections.
Silverwork -- United States -- Catalogs.
Silverwork -- United States -- History.
United States.
Yale University. Art Gallery -- Catalogs.
Yale University. Art Gallery.
Description xiii, 193 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Summary A humanistic study of the relationship between silver and American life.
Contents Foreword / Wilder Green and Alan Shestack -- Acknowledgments -- Smitten with the silver fever / Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W R Ward -- Six themes in American silver -- Mineral of that excellent nature: qualities of silver as a metal / William A Lanford -- You shall not crucify man on a cross of gold: silver and money in America / John P Burnham -- Most genteel of any in the mechanic way: American silversmith / Barbara McLean Ward -- From the shop to the manufactory silver and industry, 1800-1970 / Stephen K Victor -- Handsome cupboard of plate: role of silver in American life / Gerald W R Ward -- As good as sterling: art in American silver / Martha Gandy Fales -- Silver in American life / Barbara McLean Ward, Gerald W R Ward, and Kevin L Stayton -- Silver: Its Sources And Uses: -- Ores and mining -- Production and refining -- Attributes of the metal -- Many uses of silver: photography, industry, the arts -- Coins And Medals: -- Silver in commerce and trade -- American numismatic art -- Silver commemoratives -- Traditional Craft Practices: -- Tools and shop practices -- Apprenticeship -- Specialization -- Related crafts -- Design sources -- Mass Production And Craft Revival: -- Mechanization -- Industrialization -- Silver-plating -- Arts and crafts revival -- Contemporary artist-craftsmen -- Silver And Society: -- Religious ritual -- Presentations silver -- Domestic display and ceremony -- Silver in everyday life -- Objects of personal adornment -- Gallery Of American Silver: -- Three centuries of form and style -- Seventeenth century -- Baroque -- Queen Anne -- Rococo -- Neoclassical -- Victorian and revival styles -- Twentieth century -- Bibliography -- Index of silversmiths, designers, manufacturers, and retailers -- Photograph credits.
Genre Catalogs.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5202443
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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