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Chats on old pewter

H. J. L. J. MassГ©

Chats on old pewter

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Published by E. Benn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pewter -- Great Britain,
  • Pewter -- Collectors and collecting.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.J.L.J. Massé ; edited and revised by Ronald F. Michaelis.
    ContributionsMichaelis, Ronald F.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK8415.G7 M43 1949
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p., [41] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19346753M

    Width1 83 mm 0. Five American pewterers, four of Boston, are listed as working in the seventeenth century. Prescott picked up the pewter dish containing the succotash and threw it upon the floor. Jewelry making and design by Augustus F.

    In the s tin was alloyed with antimony which made a harder metal called Britannia metal. These men, besides the rose and crown, added their own names and often a large X which denoted " best quality. It is truly astonishing how rapidly the common uses of even household furnishings and culinary utensils are forgotten when they are superseded by others of more modern type. There has been a very large and very handsome mark on the bottom, but some parts of it have become quite obliterated. Catalogue of English silversmiths' work by W. Child of Fasson I, John?

    Patriotic women gave quantities of their cherished "table furnishings" to the causeto be melted into bullets to help retain American independence. A History of American Pewter. However, they were not bothered with a multiplicity of books, nor a dozen daily newspapers; and a single candle was enough to spin by, or to sit at rest on the settee and watch the fire crackle on the hearth. In both countries the pewter workmen were divided into classes which were known as " Hollow-ware " men, who made pots and vessels for liquids, " Sad-ware " men, who made plates and chargers large plattersand " Triflers," who made the little objects like salts, medals, beggars' tokens, and toys.


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English jewellery from the fifth century A. The smallest hen of all does not rightfully belong in the set, but probably from its size was used for hot milk or treacle.

Other pewter Chats on old pewter book are shown in the following Figure,where, on an old mantelpiece is gathered a collection of objects suitable to their surroundings.

Ryrie Year Book For such purposes came special tools with blades as fine as a thirty-second of an inch; and the pattern was made out with dots in places where it was not convenient to use the tool.

Two figures adorn the interior, a man with a gun and an angel holding a scale and sword, both labeled E. Your support helps research and conservation at the Barnes, so we can present exhibitions and events.

Chats on Old Pewter

Excellent references are available for the formation of a pewter library. I thought sadly of the colonial youngsters whose weekly duty it was to scour the household pewter with Chats on old pewter book. Hand-wrought jewelry by Sorensen, H. Pewter replaced wood for table ware and in turn pewter was replaced by pottery and china at the table.

My thanks are due to the Directors of the British Museum, who have allowed their printers, the University Press, Oxford, to supply electros of some exceptional objects now in the Museum; also to the Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, at South Kensington; and the Director of the London Museum, now located at Stafford Chats on old pewter book Hall marks on gold and silver plate, 10th ed.

Masse, Chats on old pewter book. There is no limit to the devices of the makers of spurious goods. And declared he made them of a mixture of Mettle something worse than pale, and that they may be better of fine.

These men, besides the rose and crown, added their own names and often a large X which denoted " best quality. Everything in Jewelry and Photo Jewelry Cat. All the other qualities, and there were many, lay between these two extremes. Kirby, a well-known pewterer, advertises that he takes " bees-wax and old pewter in exchange for new.

My enthusiasm waned a little when I spent hours trying to clean the platter. The mothers kept an eye to the use of much " elbow-grease," and there was no escaping for play till the task was well accomplished.

The name of the maker is on the bottom, but inquiries at the number on Fleet Street have failed to find the date of his being there, the tax rolls for the nineteenth century not bearing his name.

A pewter spoon is given in Figure and is a fine one. When the great whaling-industry became one of the epics of American national life and the sperm of the great sea-animal was found suitable for lighting purposes, pewter entered the ranks as a material for lamps.

Mentioned 27 Oct A son Henry was born. Take extreme care when handling a tankard with a thumb-piece, since if it is the genuine article, could well be one of the earliest and most valuable pewter objects. This was ripped off and found its way into bullets.

Christened at St Helen Bishopsgate 28 Dec. Though the inscription readsits interior is stamped with the year Bibliography, General Index, and several blank pages for notes. 7 Touch plate illustrations have been removed from the rear of the volume. Pages clean. Top edges bright gilded, other edges very lightly age browned.

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